Executive Director, Corporate Finance Division, David McWaters leads the team providing specialist advice and technical services across accounting, taxation, compliance and treasury. A key element of the Corporate Finance service is helping customers and colleagues in the University to understand and work through technical finance issues, including helping them to comply with the tax rules. David also supports governance and approval processes, guiding senior staff through financial approval steps.
David joined Monash Finance in 1995. He serves as secretary to Resources and Finance Committee of Council and company secretary to Monash University Foundation. Prior to joining Monash, David held positions at the State Insurance Office—later GIO—playing a key role in the development of a management reporting system for each line of the business and supporting the due diligence stages of the sale process.
David holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from RMIT and is a member of the CPA. David and his wife have three daughters.