Karen McWilliams

  • Sustainability and Business Reform Leader, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand | Director, UN Global Compact Network Australia
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I am responsible for shaping and influencing business reform issues of relevance to Chartered Accountants, specifically in Australia and New Zealand. This includes insolvency, corporate governance, anti-money laundering, corporations law, sustainability issues. I identify issues in new and emerging business, policy and regulatory areas of relevance to members and help drive change by influencing stakeholders and members on the need for reform or the impact of new laws and regulations.
With over 20 years’ experience in a variety of business and advisory roles, I started my career in the specialist field of audit and have held positions with WorleyParsons, Ernst and Young, and Deloitte in London.

I am a Fellow Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and hold a Master of Arts in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Oxford.