Mark Griffiths

Partner, Risk Advisory

Financial Services | Healthcare

Payroll Advisory | Risk Advisory Services


Mark has over 23 years’ experience in delivering risk advisory services for a wide variety of clients in both Australia and the UK, including Bank and Non-Bank ADIs; General and Private Health Insurers; Payment System providers; Health and Aged Care providers; Not-for-Profits; Commonwealth and State Government Departments and Agencies; Local Councils and Universities.

Prior to BDO, Mark was National Head of a global accounting firms Business Risk practice.

Mark’s expertise includes:

  • Working with Directors and Management to identify and assess strategic and operational risks; preparing risk appetite statements, and reviewing and/or preparing Risk Management Frameworks and Policies and Risk Assurance Maps
  • Delivering value-adding risk-based fully outsourced and/or co-sourced Internal Audit services
  • Conducting reviews of the design and/or operating effectiveness of internal controls
  • Assessing the adequacy of governance frameworks and supporting policies and procedures and Board and Governance effectiveness reviews
  • Delivering controls assurance engagements in accordance with relevant assurance standards
  • Conducting legislative and regulatory compliance reviews.

He also works closely with his clients to help them identify solutions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations and business processes.


  • Internal Audit
  • Facilitating risk workshops
  • Developing Risk Management Frameworks
  • Financial controls reviews
  • Operational/ Performance Audits
  • Legal & Regulatory Compliance reviews
  • Corporate Governance reviews


  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Government & Public Sector
  • Not-For-Profit


  • Bachelor of Business
  • Advanced Diploma - Internal Audit and Management
  • PRINCE2 Foundation


  • Affiliate Member - Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Associate Member – Institute of Internal Auditors Australia
  • Fellow – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants