Alex Malley

Alex Malley FCPA

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.

In addition, Alex 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 via

Alex enjoyed three years as the host of the Nine Network interview series, The Bottom Line. On his new show, In Conversation with Alex Malley, he continues to reveal the moving personal stories of influential and thought-provoking leaders. Alex has interviewed an array of impressive people, including first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong - news surrounding it reached an unprecedented global audience.

He is a LinkedIn Influencer and contributor to The Huffington Post, as well as a regular leadership commentator on the Nine Network’s The Today Show and Sky News Business.

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.

From suspended schoolboy to disruptive CEO, Alex Malley always does what he believes in.

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Amanda Woodard

Amanda Woodard is a Londoner by birth who, after working for The Guardian newspaper for 12 years, moved to Sydney with her family. When she is not interviewing business leaders or writing about education or travel, Amanda is an enthusiastic art lover and occasional wreck diver.

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Keddie Waller

Keddie Waller is CPA Australia’s Financial Planning policy adviser. With more than 10 years’ experience, she is responsible for developing policy positions and resources on financial planning and credit issues.

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Dr Eva Tsahuridu

Eva manages CPA Australia’s accounting policy team and looks after the ethics, professional standards and governance policy portfolio. She escaped from academia but still enjoys learning, thinking and writing.

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Hannah Tattersall

Based in New York, Hannah Tattersall writes for publications in Australia and New Zealand on business, arts, fashion, travel and lifestyle. She has been published in the Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald, Qantas The Australian Way, Frankie and Australian House & Garden. In her spare time she’s writing a romantic comedy.

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Deborah Tarrant

Deborah is a Sydney-based writer and editor whose association with the INTHEBLACK brand began with the magazine’s first cover story in 2004 and culminated most recently with a two-year stint as editor of the print magazine. She has compelling interests in fast companies and slow yoga.

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Brendan Swift

Brendan Swift has been a full-time journalist for more than a decade, regularly covering the financial services sector and the film and television industries. He was previously a senior journalist at the Australian Financial Review and the editor of Inside Film magazine. He is also an accomplished flamenco guitarist.

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Liz Swanton

Liz Swanton has been a journalist for more than 20 years, making her start writing finance in The Australian before moving onto radio, TV and magazines. As a freelancer, she’s delved into motoring, motorsport, tourism, FMCG and the convenience store industry, and craft and home improvements all part of the mix. Between stories, she may be kayaking, walking her two Cocker spaniels or enjoying good wine and food.

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Ram Subramanian

Ram Subramanian is a policy adviser who leverages his technical expertise to effectively communicate key messages in reporting and auditing to finance professionals and others with a stake in business and social enterprises.