Warwick Shanks

Managing Partner, Wollongong

KPMG Australia

Warwick has more than 27 years of experience providing assurance and governance services to a wide range of clients across many industries. He became a Partner in January 2001 and has been the Managing Partner of KPMG's Wollongong office since July 2014.

Warwick’s focus is assurance and governance through external audit, internal audit, risk management and board advisory engagements across all industries and sectors.

Warwick also acts as an Advisory Board member for family businesses.

His focus in leading the Wollongong practice is to bring the best of KPMG to our clients, delivered with a local focus and to provide our staff with opportunity to do interesting and challenging work whilst living in a regional location.

In addition to his professional engagements, Warwick is an active member of the Illawarra business community.

His current roles include:

  • Chair AICD Wollongong Committee
  • Auditor of judging for the Illawarra Business Awards
  • Council Member of the University of Wollongong.
  • Assurance
  • Audit
  • Board governance
  • Enterprise
  • Family Business Governance
  • Family Owned Businesses
  • Financial Statement Audit
  • Middle Market
  • Risk Management
  • Bachelor of Economics, Accounting, University of Sydney, 1990

  • Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

  • Certified Internal Auditor, Institute of Internal Auditors

  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors

  • Registered Company Auditor

  • Deputy Chair, RDA Illawarra

  • Chair, AICD Wollongong Committee

  • Auditor of judging, Illawarra Business Awards

  • Member, Council of the University of Wollongong