Grant Wardell-Johnson

Head of Australian Tax Centre

KPMG in Australia

Grant Wardell-Johnson is the Head of the Australian Tax Centre at KPMG. Grant has a background in providing tax advice relating to international and domestic tax structuring, international cross-border acquisitions and initial public offerings. Grant has been the lead Tax Partner on many high-profile projects in the Australian and international markets including the Wesfarmers acquisition of Coles Limited, Macquarie Group consortia acquisitions of Boart Longyear Limited and Dyno Nobel Limited and their subsequent listing on the Australian Securities Exchange. Grant now leads our consultation on new law and our response to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) and the OECD Action Plan. He is a member of the Treasury BEPS Advisory Group.

Areas of expertise

Business tax reform International Markets Operating Effectiveness Public Policy and Regulatory Change Tax Tax planning Tax regulation and compliance policies Tax strategies Tax transformation

Education and qualifications

  • BEcon/LLB, University of Sydney


  • Chartered Tax Advisor (formerly Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia)

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