Partner - Audit & Assurance

Since joining Grant Thornton in 2010, David has been responsible for the provision of Audit and Advisory services and is currently overseeing the portfolio of China-based clients in the Adelaide office.

David has been involved in a diverse portfolio of clients, including listed public companies and large proprietary companies, specialising in Chinese based companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

David and his team have been involved in a number of Initial Public Offerings across a number of industries and companies with significant foreign operations in China and Africa. 

Outside the traditional roles of an auditor, David has assisted in the preparation of investigating account’s reports for prospectuses and has been involved in the due diligence process for listing on the ASX in a bilingual environment. 

David is a firm believer in understanding client needs and adding value to his clients through active communication and working together to resolve matters in an ever-changing environment. 


  • Professional member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia

Other languages spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)