PwC Consulting makes 14 end-of-year partnership appointments

19 December 2022 3 min. read
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Professional services firm PwC has made its largest ever end-of-year partner intake in Australia, with 85 new partners joining the partnership since the start of its fiscal year.

The large majority of new partners have been promoted from within (67), with 18 hired from rivals or industry. 31 new partners are a member of PwC’s Financial Advisory division, 14 are in Consulting, and 22 work in the Assurance division.

“Our people are our greatest asset and this is a considerable investment in our firm – it’s a testament to the strength of our business, our growth ambitions and our ongoing organic growth over a number of years,” said Tom Seymour, CEO of PwC in Australia.

PwC Consulting makes 14 end-of-year partnership appointments

A brief introduction of the 14 new partners in Consulting, effective 1 January, 2023:

Aaron Davis has been with PwC in Canberra since 2017, and specialises in Defence and Federal Government clients. He previously spent four years at KPMG.

Alex Denison is a digital health consulting specialist based in the firm’s Sydney office. She has been with PwC for eight and a half years, joining from NSW Health.

Alexander Micallef-Jones joined PwC in Perth in 2014 after a stint with Rio Tinto as a Specialist Civil Engineer, having in 2011 migrated from the UK.

Anna Martin becomes a partner in PwC’s cloud & digital practice out of Sydney, having been with the firm between Australia and the UK since 2014.

Anna Wojt is a leader in PwC’s digital transformation team. She has been with the firm since 2010 after first joining in Poland, before transferring to Sydney in 2014.

Balan Ambikaipalan is a management consultant in PwC’s Melbourne office, with expertise in process optimisation and operating models among other areas.

Mohighmin Bashir becomes a partner in Melbourne after joining from Deloitte at the end of last year. The data & analytics specialist also spent time at KPMG.

Patrick Boyd has been with PwC in the area of Risk and Regulatory Consulting since 2011, including a secondment from the Sydney office to Southern California.

Pauline Sullivan joined PwC’s consulting team in Melbourne in late 2021, after earlier spending more than six years in EY’s People Advisory practice in Sydney and Perth.

Peita Taylor is a Digital Procurement & Supply Chain Operations leader in PwC’s Melbourne office, where she has been stationed since 2018.

Rebeka Smith joined PwC in Perth last year, after previously spending eight years with the firm in London. She holds a particular interest in workforce strategy and development.

Rowan Strain becomes a partner in PwC’s Digital Health team out of Brisbane, specialised in digital transformation, after spending the past sixteen years at the firm.

Subhodeep Ghosh focuses on clients in the heavy industrial sectors as a leader at Strategy& in Sydney, having originally joined Booz & Co. in India in 2012.

Tracy Murray is an experienced leader within PwC’s Melbourne Salesforce Practice, having also spent time with the firm in London and Dubai dating back to 2017.

With revenues of over $2.6 billion, PwC is Australia’s largest accounting and consulting firm.

“While there’s also some volatility ahead of us including high inflation, rising interest rate rises and other economic pressures, we think the increased complexity in the market will create strong demand for our world class offerings. This is why we’re backing our own people and recognising the incredible depth of talent we have at PwC,” said Seymour.