Todd Davies is a man on on a mission - to help Australian companies realise the full potential of their investment in risk and audit.  

This quest has led him in a range of places:
  • As global head of product for KPMG he helped codify and roll out risk-based audit for the first time - worldwide

  • Seeking a case study in what's possible in Australia he set up and established the audit and risk functions for Fairfax Media Ltd - arguably one of the most progressive and value added audit functions in Australia of its time

  • As inaugural Technical and Policy Director for the Institute of Internal Auditors and set up their best practice unit for Australia's listed companies

  • Drove significant reforms through the ASX Corporate Governance Council, most notably Principles 4 and 7

  • Helped develop international standards and best practice guidance that sets the basis for much of today's contemporary practice in Australia and abroad.

In 2007 he established Todd Davies & Associates to help Australian companies to achieve peak performance and to showcase this work internationally. He continues to work with many of Australia's best known companies and to relentlessly push the boundaries of what's possible in governance, risk and assurance.

He is also an an experienced company director, audit and risk committee member and Chairman in a range of industries, currently responsible for oversight for more than A$20b in spend each year.

By straddling the role of technical advisor, mentor, coach, non-executive and researcher of best practice, he is able to bring a perspective that is relevant, prescient, contemporary, results-oriented and practical.

He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Institute of Internal Auditors in Australia in recognition of his contributions to the fields of risk management and corporate governance, and to the accounting and auditing professions in Australia and abroad.

For a more detailed biography, please see Todd’s LinkedIn Profile.