About David Walker

David Walker is commissioning editor of Acuity magazine. He also runs publishing consultancy Shorewalker DMS

David has previously edited the award-winning INTHEBLACK business publication for CPA Australia, and edited Public Accountant for the Institute of Public Accountants. He has also been chief operating officer of online publisher WorkDay Media, headed policy and communications at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, headed advocacy for the Business Council of Australia, and run the website for online finance start-up eChoice. He has written professionally on economics, business and public policy since 1987 and spent three years in the Canberra Press Gallery for News Limited and The Age.

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  1. Listen: KPMG chair walks a tightrope

    KPMG Australia’s new chairman Alison Kitchen, whose audit career spans more than 30 years, wants her firm to open up to the public. Can that plan survive in a sceptical era?...

  2. Building the links: Pitcher Partners’ Brendan Britten CA

    What’s most important in Pitcher Partners’ business advisory practice? Client relationships, says Brendan Britten CA...

  3. Failing to connect

    Studies of teleworking in accounting firms show the accounting profession still struggling to make telework work. Firm leaders need to step up...

  4. Passwords are not enough: the case for multi-factor authentication

    More accountants are protecting data using multi-factor authentication, a trend organisations and experts are keen to encourage...

  5. Genevieve Bell: Casting doubt on our AI fears

    Anthropologist turned technology storyteller Genevieve Bell is looking at what artificial intelligence can and can’t yet do...

  6. How plastic wins the payments war

    As the Big 4 banks roll out the New Payments Platform (NPP), it seems no rivals can seriously challenge the dominance of the big banks and card companies in the payments space...

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  7. How streaming rescued music

    Suddenly, the music industry is singing happily again. But can it keep that happy sound?...

  8. Seven ways to retain what you read

    Experts say the trick to remembering what you’ve read is to practise recalling it on demand...

  9. Beyond the GFC: Where to next?

    Will there ever be another GFC? Economic historian and Harvard professor Niall Ferguson, the influential thinker behind The Ascent of Money book and TV series will speak at WCOA about what we’ve...

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