Sharon Miles has a diverse background in a range of senior executive business leadership and consulting roles in Australia, the United Kingdom and South Africa. She leads the Financial Officer Practice in Australia and New Zealand and co-leads the practice in Asia Pacific. She is also a member of the firm’s Financial Services and Business & Professional Services as well as the Aviation, Aerospace & Defense and Education, Nonprofit & Government practices. In addition to her experience in the CEO, COO, CFO and HR roles, Sharon also has worked firsthand with change management and mergers and acquisition integrations.

International experience

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Sharon was CEO of a sustainable energy organisation.
  • Before that, she was chief operating officer of retail banking operations with ANZ Banking Group, and held a number of senior executive positions in aviation.
  • Earlier, Sharon spent 12 years at KPMG, working in South Africa, London and Australia. There she specialised in assurance and consulting across various industries, including services, aviation, transportation, banking and finance, industrial and media.

Sharon was born and educated in South Africa and earned an undergraduate degree in commerce and law at Rhodes University and an honours degree in accounting and law from the University of South Africa. She qualified as a South African Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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