Alexandra Bell and Chris Keating join KPMG’s partner team

10 November 2021 1 min. read
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The Australian arm of KPMG has hired two new partners externally: Alexandra Bell and Chris Keating.

Alexandra Bell re-joins KPMG after the past six years at investment management firm Challenger, including as the Group deputy CFO and Funds Management CFO since 2018. Prior to that she was with BT Financial Group and AXA across eight years, before which she spent seven years with the UK practice of KPMG, rising to audit manager in Bristol – the city where she gained a bachelors in economics and accounting with law in 2000.

Based in Sydney, Bell is part of the CFO Advisory unit within KPMG Advisory.

Alexandra Bell and Chris Keating join KPMG’s partner team

Chris Keating joins KPMG after more than decade in the Victorian public service, most recently as a project director for the Department of Premier’s ‘Alternative Quarantine Accommodation Project’, in addition to being the CEO of the Victorian School Building Authority over the past five years. Keating also spent more than a decade with the Department of Education & Training, latterly as an executive director for Infrastructure and Sustainability.

Based in Melbourne, Keating is a partner in KPMG’s infrastructure advisory practice.

With revenues of $2 billion, KPMG is one of Australia’s – and the world’s – four largest accounting and consulting firms – also known as the Big Four. The company is led by CEO Andrew Yates, who recently took the reins from Gary Wingrove.