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Accounting Alumni

Paul Bull

Paul is a Partner in PKF's Audit & Assurance business unit. He is also the current Chairman of PKF's Asia Pacific region firms and current board member of PKF International. He was Managing Partner of PKF NS W for the period 1998 to 2003 and Chairman of PKF Australia from 1999 to 2005. He has been a partner with PKF and antecedent firms since 1988. Prior to joining PKF he worked with Touche Ross & Co including a stint as manager responsible for the Professional Standards Review function. Paul has 30 years audit and corporate advisory experience and has worked with both publicly listed and private company clients together with clients in the not-for-profit sector. During his career he has worked in a number of overseas locations including secondments to PNG and the United Kingdom. He was lead partner on a number of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and acquisition due diligence assignments for clients in a number of industries, including software and technology, recruitment, manufacturing, wholesale/distribution and professional services.

He was also a past member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia State Technical Reference panel and a past member of the Accounting Practices Group - an initiative of the Institute of Company Directors, the AS X and the accounting bodies to review corporate reporting practices in Australia. Paul graduated from the University of Sydney after completing a BEc in 1981. He is a committee member of the Accounting Foundation at the University.

Martin McGrath

Martin McGrath is an Audit Partner, specialising in Financial Services and Partner in Charge of the Department of Professional Practice at KPMG. He holds a BEc from the University of Sydney; is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered of Accountants in Australia; a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia; and the President of the Accounting Foundation Council at the University of Sydney. Martin joined KPMG from the University of Sydney after graduating in 1984 and has been a Partner in the Financial Services Division since 1995. He has worked with KPMG's national and international financial services clients in Australia, London and Kuala Lumpur. He leads the preparation of KPMG banking industry analysis, including the Financial Institution Performance Survey for regional banks, building societies and credit unions. Martin is a KPMG spokesman on the finance industry and is regularly quoted in the media.

Martin is one of KPMG's leading technical accounting partners, as reflected in his recent appointment as Head of the firm's Department of Professional Practice. In this role he is responsible for setting risk policies and also in providing guidance and sign-off on the more complex issues that arise at KPMG's audit clients.

Joycelyn Morton

Joycelyn Morton is a Fellow of CPA Australia, The Chartered Secretaries Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Her impressive career spans more than 30 years including positions as Vice President - Accounting Services, Shell International BV (2002-2005); General Manager - Taxation & Country Finance Lead, The Shell Company of Australia (1998- 2002); Group Taxation Manager, Woolworths Limited (1987-1998) and Audit and Taxation Divisions, Coopers & Lybrand (1980-1987). Joycelyn was elected to the Board of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) in 2005 and was re-elected for a further 3 years. She was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Count Financial Limited in 2006 and retail fashion chain Noni B Limited in 2009. She Chairs the Audit Committees of both companies and is a member of the Risk and Compliance Committee and their Remuneration Committees. On 1 October 2010 she was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Crane Group Limited. In 2000 she was National President of CP A Australia and in 2003 they conferred on her Life Membership. She has served on many other committees and councils.

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