Julian McPherson

National Managing Partner, Audit & Assurance

KPMG Australia

As KPMG Australia’s National Managing Partner of Audit & Assurance, Julian's strategic priorities are focused on people, technology and innovation which are critical in delivering high quality audits and assurance.

Julian has extensive experience in conducting audit and assurance services across consumer markets, health care, energy and industrials for major ASX and FTSE listed clients in both Australia and the UK.

Julian became a partner in 2007 and was appointed National Managing Partner of Audit & Assurance in July 2023.

  • Assurance
  • Audit
  • Expanded audit reporting
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Statement Audit
  • Financial regulatory reform
  • Public Policy and Regulatory Change
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, University of Reading, UK

  • KPMG “Chairman’s 25” Asia Pacific programme, INSEAD

  • KPMG Leadership Excellence Programme

  • ASIC Registered Company Auditor

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

  • Former pro-bono auditor of the Gift of Life Foundation and the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation