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Our people

The Office Executive provides the leadership necessary for the Audit Office to achieve its strategic direction and goals, maintain its services and comply with relevant laws, codes and direction. The Office Executive is chaired by the Auditor-General and draws on the expertise of other staff and taskforces when required.

Bola Oyetunji, Auditor-General

Bola Oyetunji has extensive executive leadership experience in strategy formulation, governance, data analytics, finance, accounting, and auditing at all levels of government. 

He holds an honours degree in economics and a master’s of commerce degree in finance. He is also a qualified CPA and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

In his early career, Bola gained valuable industry experience at two of the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms, honing his skills in client management over five years. 

He joined the Audit Office of New South Wales in 2001 as a Director in the Financial Audit Branch, and over the following 16 years he solidified and deepened his knowledge of the state’s public sector, overseeing the superannuation, insurance and finance industries. 

In 2018 Bola was appointed Senior Executive Director at the Australian National Audit Office in Canberra, and in 2021 was made Group Executive Director. 

Bola became Auditor-General for New South Wales in April 2024. 

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Bola Oyetunji, Auditor-General for New South Wales

Ian Goodwin, Deputy Auditor-General

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 audit of the Australian Government's Consolidated Financial Statements.

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 who has deployed on domestic and overseas Australian Defence Force operations and dedicates time to his role as a Squadron Commander in the Australian Army Reserve.

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Ian Goodwin, Deputy Auditor-General

Claudia Migotto, Assistant Auditor-General, Head of Performance Audit

Claudia Migotto has over 20 years' experience across Commonwealth and NSW government agencies in policy and program development, implementation and evaluation. 

Claudia has also held leadership roles in agencies tasked with providing independent information to the community on the performance of governments – including the COAG Reform Council and the National Mental Health Commission. Her work in reporting on the performance of governments has touched on a diverse range of sectors, including health system performance, disability, mental health and drug and alcohol issues, gender equity, Indigenous communities and housing. 

Claudia joined the Audit Office in February 2016 as a Principal Performance Analyst and commenced as Assistant Auditor-General, Performance Audit in August 2017.

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Claudia Migotto, Assistant Auditor-General, Head of Performance Audit

Scott Stanton, Assistant Auditor-General, Head of Systems Assurance, Cyber and Data

Scott Stanton joined the Audit Office in 1987 and was appointed Assistant Auditor-General on 30 August 2010. 

Scott has significant experience in leading the delivery of audit services to a diverse range of public sector clients including those in the transport, electricity and university sectors. Scott has previously served on CPA Australia's NSW Divisional Council and is a past Chair of CPA Australia’s NSW Public Sector Committee.

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Scott Stanton, Assistant Auditor-General, Head of Systems Assurance, Cyber and Data

Aaron Green, Assistant Auditor-General, Head of Financial Audit 

Aaron Green joined the Audit Office in 1999 and was appointed Assistant Auditor-General in January 2019. Aaron has significant experience in leading the delivery of audit services to a diverse range of public sector auditees including NSW Treasury and those in the education and university sectors. Aaron now leads our financial audits in the local government sector.

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Aaron Green, Assistant Auditor-General, Head of Financial Audit

Alison Brown, Assistant Auditor-General, Financial Audit

Alison Brown has had audit and finance roles in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining the Audit Office, Alison worked at the Australian National Audit Office, Westpac and KPMG’s Orange County Office in California.

Alison leads our audits in the university sector and provides specialist technical support to the Office’s financial audit teams. In addition, Alison contributes strongly to the profession, the sector, and the community through her roles on boards and advisory panels.

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Alison Brown, Assistant Auditor-General, Financial Audit

Emily Beullens, Executive Director, Corporate, Experience and Strategy

Emily Beullens joined the Audit Office in 2015 and was appointed Executive Director, Corporate, Experience and Strategy (previously Corporate Services) in October 2021. Prior to this, Emily served as the Executive Manager, Communications and Business Support – leading the Audit Office’s communications, business support and records management functions.

Before joining the Audit Office, Emily was responsible for coordinating operations at Moorebank Intermodal Company, and has a wide range of industry experience in the government and private sector.

Emily's expertise extends to leading high performing teams and managing complex projects. As a driver of change, she is passionate about harnessing stakeholder and employee engagement, as well as innovative approaches and technologies, to achieve new levels of service.

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Emily Beullens, Executive Director, Corporate, Experience and Strategy

Peter Coulogeorgiou, Executive Director, Finance and Performance

Peter Coulogeorgiou has over 25 years experience in audit and finance roles.

Peter’s early career was in financial audit, leading the delivery of audit services to a diverse range of public sector clients including those in the health, transport and central agencies sector. Peter then moved into senior finance roles. He is a fellow of CPA Australia and is currently the Deputy Chair of CPA Australia’s NSW Public Sector Committee. 

Peter originally joined the Audit Office in 2003 and after leaving to work in other areas of the NSW public sector, returned in 2016. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in April 2017 prior to his appointment as Executive Director, Finance and Performance in March 2023.

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Peter Coulogeorgiou, Executive Director, Finance and Performance

Emma Wallhead, Executive Director, Professional Services

Emma leads the Professional Services Branch with responsibility for our governance, quality and technical accounting teams.

Emma has over 25 years’ experience in the public sector across public policy, statutory and regulatory frameworks, compliance and governance. Emma’s expertise extends to advising on, and leading, best practice governance and assurance frameworks.

Emma originally joined the Audit Office in 2017 and, after leaving to work in other areas of the NSW public sector, returned in 2022 as Director, Governance (Legal) prior to her appointment as Executive Director, Professional Services in July 2023.

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Emma Wallhead, Executive Director, Professional Services