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Garran Duncan

Country Market Lead

Garran is the Country Market Lead for Protiviti Australia. In this role, Garran’s focus is on driving the Australian practice forward and building a firm that helps our clients face the future with confidence.

He has over 25 years of internal audit and risk management experience in the mining, corporate and government sectors. Garran is a key member of the firm’s Global Mining, Energy and Utilities group providing extensive experience on large global projects.

As a founding director of Protiviti Australia at its formation in 2004, Garran has held various leadership roles in the firm prior to his current responsibilities. Previously, he was with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young.

Major Projects

  • Department of Education and Training (DET): Garran leads our Internal Audit services for the DET, including reviews of audit frameworks, schools, grants and financial controls.
  • Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD): Garran leads our Internal Audit services for the DEECD, including the 2010 and 2012 Quality Assurance Framework Model Review for the DEECD’s International Education Division
  • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS): Garran leads the Protiviti team that has for five years played the key role in reviewing data integrity models within the Victorian public health system. This has involved leading audits of over 40 health service providers, meetings with the Minister and advice on future direction particularly around elective surgery, outpatients and emergency departments
  • Higher Education and Skills Group (HESG): Garran leads the Protiviti team as an established partner with the HESG at DET and provides policy advice on how to mitigate emerging risks through amendments to the funding model and how VET market activity affects student learning outcomes and pathways to further education
  • Eastern Health: Garran leads our Internal Audit services for Eastern Health, including reviews of data integrity, IT infrastructure, workforce development, management of capital projects, performance counselling and discipline and other financial controls

Areas of Expertise

  • Internal Audit and Financial Advisory
  • Risk Management
  • Government
  • Mining and Resources
  • Internal Audit and Financial Advisory
  • Risk Management

Industry Experience

  • Mining
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Government
  • Health


  • Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Melbourne

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Certified Quality Assessor
  • Certified Risk Assessor
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)