PROFILE – Auditor-General

John Doyle

Phone: 61 3 8601 7101
Email: ag@audit.vic.gov.au
Photo of John Doyle, Auditor-General
Photo of John Doyle, Auditor-General

John Doyle commenced his term as Victoria’s 26th Auditor General on 1 July 2013.

Prior to his appointment John was the Auditor General of British Columbia. Under his leadership, the Office built on existing success in the Canadian and international audit communities, and also expanded the range of both the types of work conducted and the products created for the legislators and the people of British Columbia.

On 27 February 2013, John was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal—which was created to mark Her Majesty’s 60th anniversary—for his dedicated service to his peers, his community and to Canada.

Previously John was the Deputy Auditor General responsible for all assurance operations within the Office of the Auditor General of Western Australia. This included the conduct of the attest audit of 210 agencies, special investigations and performance audits across the Western Australia (WA) public sector.

John was an Associate Professor and Head of the School of Accounting & Finance at the University of Notre Dame in WA. He has also held other academic positions, lecturing in finance, accounting, auditing, and software engineering/computer science. In 2007 he was appointed an Adjunct Professor.

While at Notre Dame, John was also Director, Corporate Governance at the Department of Health. This role included internal audits, special reviews, investigations and performance examinations across the entire public health sector.

John has also held the position of Chief Financial Officer in a number of major organisations in WA (Lotteries Commission, Edith Cowan University and East Metropolitan Health Services).

John is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and holds designations from Australia (FCPA, FCA, CIA, PFIIA), the United Kingdom (FCCA) and Canada (CPA, FCA). He also holds a Master of Business Administration and Master of Accounting.