John Purcell, Policy Adviser ESG, CPA Australia

John is Policy Adviser ESG with CPA Australia, having responsible for the development of strategy, research, policy and advocacy in the areas of sustainability, corporate social responsibility and corporate law. John has been responsible for the establishment of CPA Australia’s significant international relationships dealing with ESG practices and reporting. John gained his PhD from the Melbourne Law School University of Melbourne and holds masters degrees in both accounting and commercial law. Prior to joining CPA Australia, John held a number of senior management positions in the international telecommunications service sector with responsibility for cross-border tax planning and FDI structuring.