Gary Wingrove was appointed chief executive of KPMG Australia on 1 July 2013. Mr Wingrove was previously the national managing partner of KPMG's advisory practice. He joined KPMG’s corporate finance practice in 1997 from a background in auditing and finance in South Africa and Australia. He became a KPMG partner in 2000 and led the Melbourne and then the national valuations team until 2007. Mr Wingrove was also the national head of corporate finance and national managing partner of financial advisory services.