Geoff Knuckey had a 32-year career with accounting firm Ernst & Young and retired as a partner in December 2009. He was partner-in-charge of EY’s Audit and Assurance group from 2003 until 2008 and was Canberra Office Managing Partner from 2003 to 2006. Mr Knuckey's career included specialising in financial statements and auditing of entities of all sizes across all types of industries including the financial services sector. His role also included advising in internal audit, corporate governance, risk management and financial statements auditing and reporting. Since 2010, Mr Knuckey has held board and Audit Committee positions in the private and public sectors. He has particular skills in financial auditing, reporting and analysis, risk management, corporate governance and internal audit. Mr Knuckey is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and has been a Registered Company auditor since 1995. He is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from ANU. Mr Knuckey is the chair of Eastwoods Group and director of Eastwoods Wealth Management.