About Chris Townend, FCA

Chris is a chartered accountant with a boutique consultancy, where he focuses on governance and strategic financial management.  

Chris sits on the boards of UnitingCare Queensland, Thomson Adsett Architects and Brisbane South PHN. He is a member of the advisory board of Osler Technology, a technology start-up in the area of health performance and knowledge management.   He has previously had board roles in the financial services, education, construction and transport sectors.

Chris has extensive senior management experience in Government, not-for-profit and private sector organisations in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. 

He is a volunteer member of the Uniting Church’s Synod audit and risk committee, and the finance committee of the Presentation Sisters in Queensland. 

Chris is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and holds a Master of Business Administration from Massey University, New Zealand.