Stephen Coates
Stephen Coates

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Curtin University)
  • Certificate in Software Quality Assurance & Management (UWA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (IIA)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (ISACA)
  • Certified Government Auditing Professional (IIA)
  • Certified in Risk Management Assurance (IIA)
 

Experience

Stephen has over 20 years’ experience leading assurance and advisory teams in both a private and public sector context. He was previously partner in a large international advisory firm and has held senior roles in advisory and consulting services, technology risk consulting and assurance services. Stephen is also a sought after independent thinker with strong governance and strategic capabilities and acts as independent Chair on Audit and Risk Committees nationally. Stephen has strong commercial operational experience, and also holds several non-Executive Director roles.

His deep industry experience includes; 

  • Agriculture and rural merchandise
  • Banking and finance
  • Education, schools and universities
  • Gaming, lotteries and clubs
  • Health, clinics and hospitals
  • Public sector and Government owned corporations
  • Manufacturing and consumer goods
  • Transport and rail
  • Utilities, water and electricity
 

 

Memberships and Appointments

  • Vice President, Institute of Internal Auditors (Australia)
  • Vice Chair, Global Information Technology Guidance Committee (IIA Global)
  • Independent Chair, Whyalla City Council - Audit Committee
  • Professional Fellow, Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Fellow, Governance Institute of Australia
  • Member, Information Systems Audit & Control Association
  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Justice of the Peace (Qualified)
 

Directors

Alex Hardy
Alex Hardy
Associate Director of Corporate Assurance
Alex Warian
Alex Warian
Head of Lending and Leasing
Ashley Quinton
Ashley Quinton
Director and Financial Adviser
Brendan Campbell
Brendan Campbell
Director of Business Services and Taxation
Gary Dean
Gary Dean
Director and Financial Adviser
Gavin Fernando
Gavin Fernando
Director and Financial Adviser
Hamish Landreth
Hamish Landreth
Associate Director and Financial Adviser
John Manuel
John Manuel
Director and Financial Adviser