Andrew Yates

Andrew was appointed Chief Executive Officer of KPMG Australia on 1 July 2021. As CEO, Andrew is ultimately responsible for the strategy, culture and operations of KPMG Australia, and leads the principal executive body of the firm, the National Executive Committee (NEC). He is also a member of the KPMG Australia Board.

Andrew is committed to KPMG Australia being purpose led and creating a culture based on energy, aspiration and inclusion. In Andrew’s words, KPMG ‘protects, transforms, and grows, society and people’s lives’. His personal motivation is to lead KPMG to create broad opportunities for its people and deliver quality, meaningful service to its clients.

Prior to his appointment as CEO, Andrew was KPMG’s National Managing Partner – Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting, overseeing the firm’s audit and risk consulting practices.

Growing up in Canberra and attending ANU, Andrew joined KPMG’s audit practice in 1990. During his time with the firm, Andrew worked for three years serving HSBC in KPMG’s Hong Kong practice during the 1990s, and serving Citigroup in KPMG’s New York office in 2008 and 2009. He has led some of KPMG’s largest client relationships in Australia, including ANZ, IAG, Qantas, Sydney Airport, Perpetual Limited, Link Market Services and the Reserve Bank of Australia.


Director since 9 November 2015