Deputy Chairman, Flagstaff Partners
Chris Leptos is Professorial Fellow with Monash Business School specialising in negotiations and pricing. Chris brings 30 years of experience spanning government, professional services, infrastructure, mining and resources. With a particular focus on government, he is a former Senior Partner of KPMG, and was Managing Partner Government at Ernst & Young - leading the firm’s public sector practice in Oceania. Chris was appointed Lead Negotiator for the Victorian Government to restructure the State’s energy supply arrangements when the carbon tax was introduced, and he has delivered negotiation training in professional services for over a decade.
Chris is currently Deputy Chairman of Flagstaff Partners and sits on the boards of PPB Advisory, Arete Capital Partners and IDP Education (ASX:IEL). He is a Governor of The Smith Family, and in 2000 was designated a Member of the Order of Australia for services to business and the community.
Chris is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Fellow of CPA Australia.