Paul Townsend

Paul Townsend, Member, Monash College Board

Paul TownsendQualifications:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Swinburne University of Technology
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia
  • Paul Townsend is the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President of Monash University. He oversees business strategy, financial management, funding and investments and Monash capital works programs (worldwide).

    A highly-qualified commercial executive, Mr Townsend has an extensive record in capital management, equity and debt capital market activities, including substantial experience as a CFO within ASX listed companies.

    Prior to his appointment at Monash University, Mr Townsend’s career encompassed a variety of executive roles and industries, including; CFO of Asaleo Care (2012 to 2017); CFO of Pacific Hydro (2010 to 2012); CFO of Futuris Automotive Group (2004 to 2010). He has also held accounting and management roles at Ernst & Young and KPMG.

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