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Alex Malley

Chief Executive, CPA Australia and CPA Australia Advice

Alex Malley is the chief executive of CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies with 19 offices globally and more than 155,000 members worldwide. He also heads its financial services subsidiary, CPA Australia Advice.

As a respected global leader in the accounting profession, Alex has been included on The Accountant magazine’s Global Accounting Power 50 List; addressed the National Press Club Australia on issues impacting Australia's economic competitiveness; and currently serves on The Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability Project and the International Integrated Reporting Council.

In addition, he is the host of the Nine Network Australia series In Conversation with Alex Malley, author of the best-selling book The Naked CEO and provides career mentoring to young people via

Twitter: @AlexMalleyCEO


The Political Message Needs To Get David Gray / Reuters

The Political Message Needs To Get Personal

Election 2016 was a study in two distinct approaches to campaigning; where one leader spoke to the individual and the other to the many. Now that the new Government has been sworn in, what can the campaign style of the major parties tell us about how the 45th Parliament will play out?
20/07/2016 10:37 AM AEST
Victorian Rail Fiasco: Governance Off the

Victorian Rail Fiasco: Governance Off the Rails

The current debacle affecting thousands of Victorian commuters and costing Victorian tax payers tens of millions of dollars is depressing in its familiarity. While the specific problems of wheel wear...
02/03/2016 2:42 PM AEDT
A Taxing Issue For

A Taxing Issue For 2016

With 2016 shaping up as the year of tax reform -- or an early election -- there's one taxing issue that has inexplicably persistent popular appeal which we can simultaneously acknowledge -- and declar...
27/01/2016 1:12 PM AEDT
Charities In Limbo -- Time For Government To

Charities In Limbo -- Time For Government To Act

The change in Australia's political leadership has changed the tone of the Government's approach to policy making. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his treasurer Scott Morrison have rekindled optim...
03/12/2015 10:35 AM AEDT
Complacency On Innovation Is Not An innovation

Complacency On Innovation Is Not An Option

The question remains -- what's the plan to lift up the knowledge-intensive sectors of the Australian economy to fill the void left by a slumping resources sector and the loss of industries such as automotive manufacturing?
22/10/2015 3:11 PM AEDT
Why Spend $500,000 to Conserve Neil Armstrong's

Why Spend $500,000 to Conserve Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit?

It is the courage, conviction and belief Neil Armstrong and NASA showed by sending a man to the moon that we all should marvel at. This is the type of inspiration we need for our students so they also look ahead and dare to dream.
26/08/2015 8:47 AM AEST