Paul Howes

National Managing Partner, KPMG Enterprise

KPMG Australia

Paul is the National Managing Partner of KPMG Enterprise, a role that he has held since July 2019. Enterprise is KPMG’s specialist consulting, audit, tax and technology practice working with mid-market, private, family and emerging businesses across Australia and the South Pacific.

Prior to his role as National Managing Partner, Paul was the Partner in Charge of KPMG’s Customer, Brand & Marketing Advisory practice and also led KPMG’s Asset & Wealth Management practice, leading the firm’s work in the superannuation, asset management and wealth sectors.

Paul joined KPMG in 2014 after 15 years in the Australian labour movement, including 7 years as the National Secretary of The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU). He also served as Vice President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU).

Paul is currently a director of Beyond Blue, a member of the UTS Business School Advisory Board and a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia. He has previously served as a director and Deputy Chair of AustralianSuper, a Commissioner on the Federal Government’s Covid-19 Coordination Commission, a member of the Executive Committee of the IndustriALL Global Union, a director of the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency, the Prime Minister’s Manufacturing Taskforce, and served on the boards of a number of policy institutes.

  • Customer Revenue Growth
  • Customer relationship management
  • Digital-driven transformation
  • Enterprise
  • Financial Services
  • Marketing strategy
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Transformation
  • Director, Beyond Blue

  • Member, UTS Business School Advisory Board

  • Governor, American Chamber of Commerce in Australia