Paul Urquhard commenced as Director Finance and Logistics at Melbourne Health in September 2019. Paul is an experienced finance and enterprise leader, working with large Corporates both in Australia and Internationally. He had a 10 year history with KPMG in Sydney, London and Melbourne specialising in the natural resource sector. During this time he worked on both audit and Corporate Finance activity. On leaving KPMG, he joined Australia Post and lead finance and corporate teams over a 14 year tenure concluding with the role of Group Deputy CFO between 2016 and 2019. During this time Paul was a board member of various Subsidiary companies and a Trustee of the Australia Post Superannuation Fund.
Paul also supports the development of the accounting profession and was appointed the Australian representative on the International Federation of Accountants, Professional Accountants in Business Advisory Group in 2016 and has been a member of a number of panels within the Chartered Accountants of Australian and New Zealand including Chair of the CAANZ Members in Business, Advisory Panel.
Paul has a Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of NSW and is a fellow of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and CPA Australia. His professional distinctions include BComm (Hons), FCA, FCPA, AICD. In addition Paul is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).