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Partner - Audit & Assurance

With a background in internal and external audit, Darren joined Grant Thornton as a partner in July 2018. He is a specialist in financial services with over 19 years as a partner with a Big 4 firm, as an auditor and risk advisor. Darren is a specialist in the insurance, health, superannuation, electricity, investment and retail banking, property and funds management industries.

Darren has spent most of his career in Melbourne, and has spent 5 years London and 2 years in Adelaide.
Darren meets the APRA Fit and Proper auditor requirements for ADIs, insurers and superannuation entities.

Darren is the Chair of the Deakin University Accounting Department Advisory Board and Chair of the Business Reporting Leaders Forum Significant Issues Group for Integrated Reporting for SMEs.

Qualifications
  • Past President (2016) and Fellow of CAANZ
  • Member Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Senior Associate FINSIA
  • Williamson Fellow