Partner in Charge, Transaction Services, Australia and ASPAC
Collaboration is key for Craig, who says working with his team and clients on positive outcomes is what fuels his passion. “That is what drives me as a leader – being inclusive and genuinely interested in clients and teams,” he says. As Head of Transaction Services, Craig has extensive experience within the financial services, real estate and infrastructure sectors. He thrives on overcoming challenges on a day-to-day level and being proactive for clients. In nearly 30 years with KPMG, Craig has held some exciting positions, with international experience working in Hong Kong and London. He has managed transactions in South Africa, Asia, US and Europe. “Our Transaction Services team is seen as being the best of breed deal advisory transaction services house. A point we are very proud of and strive to maintain. We have excellent, deep recurring relationships,” he says. “We work with the Mergers and Acquisitions team and Tax team to bring a whole-of-family approach to clients.” In stark contrast to the business world, Craig is part-owner of a cattle farm and loves to hit the beach with the wife and kids. “I have a relatively young family – I believe in working hard, and also in work-life balance,” he says.
Macquarie University; Bachelor of Economics
Member Institute Chartered Accountants in Australia, F FIN, INSEAD