Deputy Chief Executive Officer/Chief Financial Officer
Brad Williams joined CropLife Australia in June 2014 bringing with him a wealth of experience and expertise in financial and corporate governance matters.
Prior to joining CropLife, Brad was a senior member of one of Australia’s leading professional services firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), having commenced his accounting career as a Graduate Auditor with the former Canberra based WalterTurnbull. His role within PwC saw Brad responsible for financial statement audits of various Commonwealth Departments and private sector clients, which has provided him with a robust understanding of the Australian Accounting Standards, including their application to the not-for-profit sector. In addition, Brad has undertaken a vast array of internal audit assignments across a number of the larger Commonwealth Departments, specialising in risk management, control framework assessment, business process improvement and statutory compliance.
Brad is responsible for the professional administration of CropLife’s financial management services, as well as those of a number of aligned entities to whom CropLife provides such services. As CropLife’s Company Secretary, Brad ensures the application of best corporate governance frameworks and processes across CropLife’s administration and operations.
A former professional basketball player with the National Basketball League, Brad is credited with having played for high-profile NBL Clubs such as the West Sydney Razorbacks, New Zealand Breakers, Canberra Cannons and Sydney Kings.
Brad holds a Graduate Diploma from, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia together with a Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting from the University of Canberra.