Matthew Williams

Matthew Williams

Partner, Risk Advisory

Government & Public Sector

Risk Advisory Services


Matt is an Advisory Partner with BDO in Sydney. He is highly experienced in helping clients make informed decisions and foresee potential risks. He has established a strong reputation for working with clients to ensure they get the most out of their risk and assurance functions and advising clients in an honest, open and commercial manner.

­­Matt has built a strong career in the areas of audit and assurance and risk advisory. Following on from several years working in assurance and advisory delivering statutory audit services, serving a number of large companies, both ASX-listed and private, Matt has focused on risk advisory services predominately within the NSW public sector.

Matt has over 25 years' experience with 14 years as a Partner in an international firm. During this time, he worked to establish a risk advisory practice of three Partners and 25 staff in the firm’s Parramatta office. Matt also held a key role within the national business, being Operating Unit Leader for Operational Risk within Risk Advisory.


  • Assurance
  • Governance
  • Risk Consulting


  • NSW Public Sector
  • Water Utilities
  • Transport
  • Shared Services
  • Natural Resources


  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Forensic Accounting Specialisation 
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) 


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

“The BDO values are our most important asset, it is how we work each day and why our clients trust us. In my position as Risk Advisory Partner, I aspire to build a team of highly motivated risk advisory professionals, who genuinely enjoy turning up to work each day.”