Ian Goodwin commenced as Deputy Auditor-General in January 2017.
Ian's early career was in banking and capital markets, working at the Reserve Bank of Australia, a ‘Big Four’ accounting firm and two stints in advisory roles with the International Monetary Fund based in Washington DC.
Returning to Australia, Ian joined the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) and as a Group Executive Director was responsible for leading the ANAO’s Assurance Audit Services Group and the audits of large government business enterprises, Commonwealth departments of State and the Consolidated Financial Statements for the Commonwealth of Australia. Ian also undertook the role of Deputy Auditor-General for Australia in an acting capacity.
Ian is a Chartered Accountant Fellow and was an ACT Regional Councillor for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Ian is also a commissioned officer in the Australian Army and dedicates time to his role as a Squadron Commander in the Australian Army Reserve. In late 2016 Ian led the Australian Defence Force’s flood relief efforts in western New South Wales, working closely with the NSW State Emergency Service and other emergency response agencies.