Martin Sheppard

National Chairman

KPMG Australia

As the National Chairman of KPMG Australia, Martin is responsible for holding the firm to the highest professional standards of governance, quality and integrity, and the overall strategic positioning of the firm.

Prior to his election as National Chairman, Martin was KPMG’s National Managing Partner of Client Growth & Markets, a member of KPMG’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and previously held the role of National Managing Partner, Brand & Innovation.

Martin’s expertise includes public company operations, governance, corporate finance, acquisitions and divestments, business development, restructuring, investor relations, and brand and marketing. He is passionate about sustainable growth harnessing the potential of technology and innovation, strategy development, and building executive capabilities.

Martin has worked for KPMG in London, Sydney and Melbourne across the firm’s audit, transaction services and advisory practices. He has led some of the firm’s largest local and global clients, advising on prominent capital markets transactions.

Outside of KPMG, Martin served as a Managing Director and CEO of an ASX-listed company.

  • Airlines and Airports
  • Customer Revenue Growth
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Growth
  • Professional and Business Services
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Bachelor of Economics, Australian National University

  • Fellow – Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand