Darren leads the Financial Services Industry practice for Grant Thornton in Australia. Darren is a specialist in the insurance, health, superannuation, electricity, investment and retail banking, property and funds management industries with over 30 years’ experience as an auditor and risk advisor.
Himashini has over 16 years’ experience providing tax advisory and compliance services to financial service providers, fund managers, managed funds, superannuation funds and their advisors. She also has extensive experience in project managing and coordinating a diverse range of funds and superannuation funds, and assisting clients with detailed knowledge of the taxation and regulatory issues affecting their industry.
Andrew provides advice to public and private entities on complex financing and transaction structures involving inbound and outbound Indirect tax issues. Andrew is also responsible for Grant Thornton's Indirect Tax & Financial Services practice focussing on considering opportunities for cost improvement across the supply chain of mutual banks, credit unions and funds management clients.
Isabella is an experienced manager in the Financial Services Risk Consulting team with experience leading internal audits, delivering culture and governance reviews for APRA regulated entities, designing, reviewing and implementing risk management frameworks, assisting regulated entities to implement prudential standards and developing programs and initiatives to improve risk and control environments. She has worked with ADIs, general insurers and RSELs and worked on multiple engagements with APRA.
Matthew brings 19 years’ experience in providing IT risk assurance and advisory services to listed, Government and private enterprise. His extensive IT risk assurance and advisory experience covers business and technology across strategy, governance, operations, service delivery, procurement, major projects, data risk management and 3rd party auditing.
Daniel is a cyber security risk and technology controls Partner based in Grant Thornton's Sydney office. With 15 years of experience in the United States and Australia, Daniel is one of the market's leading experts on SOC-2 and technology controls audits more broadly -- including reviews with a focus on cyber/information security, access, change management, data governance and processing integrity.
John is a Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years’ experience advising leading renewable energy developers and corporate offtakers on the establishment of major solar, wind and hydro facilities across Australia. Recently, John has advised CFOs and finance teams on the developing reporting frameworks and increasingly rigorous expectations around environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting, as well as the adoption of integrated reporting and the associated business impacts.
Katherine has over 17 years of professional experience in providing governance, compliance, internal audit, and risk management services to a range of clients including federal, state and local government agencies and departments, not-for-profits, ASX listed companies, and private companies.
Kelsey has 12 years’ experience in the financial services sector and has provided audit and assurance services to a range of clients in both the public and private sectors. Kelsey has developed a specialised skill set and a passion for providing audit and assurance services to financial services clients, and banking entities in particular.