About Karen McWilliams FCA

Karen is responsible for shaping and influencing business reform issues of relevance to Chartered Accountants including insolvency, corporate governance, anti-money laundering, corporations’ law and sustainability matters.

She identifies new and emerging areas of relevance to members in the business policy and regulatory space, helps drive change by influencing government, regulators and business on the need for reform, and provides strategic guidance to members on the impact of new laws and regulations.

With 20 years’ experience in a range of business and advisory roles, Karen has held positions at WorleyParsons, Ernst and Young and Deloitte in London.

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

Posts by Karen McWilliams FCA

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  1. How to answer the slavery question

    Australia’s largest companies must now produce Modern Slavery Statements and ask their suppliers tough questions...

  2. Putting climate-change risk on the balance sheet

    Chartered accountants are on notice to identify and measure business risks related to climate change...