Former KPMG chair joins ASX board

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The ASX has elected a former KPMG Australia chairman as a new non-executive director on its board.

Peter Nash

Peter Nash has come to the role and will stand for election at the exchange’s annual general meeting on 24 September.

Currently, Mr Nash is chairman of Johns Lyng Group and a non-executive director of the Westpac Group and Mirvac Group.


He was formerly a senior partner with KPMG, having served as national chairman from 2011 until 2017.

During his time with KPMG, Mr Nash also served as a member of its global board and was the chair of its global investment committee.

“Peter has over 30 years’ experience in financial management, reporting risk management and auditing in complex operating environments,” Rick Holliday-Smith, chairman of the ASX board, said.

“He has advised some of Australia’s largest multinationals across a variety of sectors on a range of topics.

“Peter has held a number of key leadership positions including as executive chairman of KPMG Australia. He has strong leadership, governance and audit skills, which are valuable to and will complement the skills of the ASX board.”


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Sarah Simpkins

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Prior to joining the team in 2018, Sarah worked in trade media and produced stories for a current affairs program on community radio. 

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