Global chairman, KPMG. Born June 1956 in Maryborough, Queensland. Holds commerce- law degree from Melbourne University. Qualified barrister and solicitor of Supreme Court of Victoria and fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Spent six years with ICI before joining KPMG in 1984; partner since 1988. Partner in charge, international tax centre, Amsterdam 1992-94. Managing partner of Australian tax practice 1997-2001 and managing partner, Melbourne, and deputy chairman of KPMG Australia 2001- 07. Chairman, Asia- Pacific and Australia 2007-11. Named global chairman for fouryear term from October 2011. Keen golfer and racehorse breeder; follows cricket and AFL’s Melbourne Demons. Supports indigenous community partnerships in Australia. Married to Mardi, with two adult children.