Fiona Campbell


Fiona Margaret Campbell graduated Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University before commencing her career in audit and assurances services with EY.  As partner in charge of a portfolio of clients across a diverse range of industries and sectors Fiona has had to deal with complex accounting and auditing issues requiring significant judgement. In this role she contributed to the design and implementation of EY’s global audit strategy ensuring compliance with international and local auditing standards. Fiona is currently the Asia Pacific SQM Leader overseeing EY’s implementation of the International Standards of Quality Management, ISQM 1 and ISQM 2, across the Asia-Pacific area. As a highly regarded technical audit specialist Fiona has served the profession at the highest levels as an audit standard setter.  As a board member on the International Auditing & Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) Fiona served the maximum term of six years retiring from the Board in December 2020. For 2019 and 2020 she also served as Deputy Chair of the Board.  As a member of the IAASB Fiona worked across borders, time zones and cultural barriers to engage with stakeholders, understand complex issues and build consensus on solutions to provide pathways forward. Fiona’s IAASB experience also included Task Force Chair responsible for redesigning and enhancing ISA 315 Risk Assessments, membership of the Board that designed, enhanced, and updated the ISQM standards, ISA 540 Estimates, ISA 220 Planning the Audit, various NOCLAR changes and other various assurance reporting standards. Fiona was also a task force member of the Data Analytics Working Group (now Technology Working Group) and the Fraud Working Group (as the Chair until retiring from the IAASB). For the last four years of her six-year term on the IAASB Fiona was a member of the IAASB Steering Committee, a role that provided a unique opportunity to influence the key projects and workplan of the IAASB as well as provide direct support to the Chairman and Technical Director. During her time on the IAASB, Fiona was also a correspondent member of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants Working Group on the new definition of Public Interest Entity. Fiona Campbell has also found time to work as a member of various not for profit boards and audit committees including chairing the Uniting Age Well - Victoria and Tasmania Audit and Risk Committee.  For the past three years Fiona has chaired the Deakin Business School Advisory Board having previously served as a member of the Deakin Business School Domestic Advisory Board. Fiona Campbell is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and in March 2013, was awarded the “Lynne Sutherland Award” – an EY award created to recognise people who contribute to the development and retention of women.

The Australian Accounting Hall of Fame honours Fiona Margaret Campbell as an auditing standard setter and practitioner.