Merran Kelsall joined the Nominating Committee in January 2022 after being nominated by CPA Australia. Merran Kelsall FCPA was appointed president and chairman of CPA Australia in 2020 after serving as deputy president for three years prior. She has a portfolio of independent directorships, with over 20 years' experience on numerous boards and committees in the private and public sectors.
Ms. Kelsall has considerable expertise in corporate governance, finance, audit, risk and compliance. She operated in public practice for 20 years, and her industry experience includes financial and professional services, insurance, health and education. She is also a former member of International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (2011-2016) and chairman & CEO of the Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.