The Office of the Auditor General has around 130 employees who work across 5 business units: 3 operational and 2 non-operational.
The operational units report to the Deputy Auditor General and develop our key products. The 2 non-operational units report directly to the Auditor General and provide corporate, technical and audit quality support.
Caroline Spencer, Auditor General
BBus, FCPA, FCA, GAICD, FGIA FCIS
Caroline was appointed Auditor General in May 2018.
Caroline has experience in financial and performance audit across jurisdictions and sectors, and prior to her appointment led a professional services firm specialising in public sector audit and governance. Caroline has held a number of predominantly public sector board and audit committee roles in several jurisdictions.
Caroline has a passion for promoting accountability and continuous improvement across the public sector and the audit profession – to enhance trust and performance for the benefit of the communities we serve.
She is a fellow of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and the Governance Institute of Australia, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Sandra Labuschagne, Deputy Auditor General
BCompt, Hons BCompt CA (SA)
Sandra joined OAG in 2012 and became Assistant Auditor General in 2014. Sandra has extensive public and private sector auditing experience in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.
Don Cunninghame, Assistant Auditor General Financial Audit
BCom, FCPA, CISA
Don joined OAG in 1992 after an information systems audit career mainly in the internal audit divisions of large insurance companies. Don has worked in our information systems audit branch, headed our corporate services division, was our chief finance officer and a director of financial audit before being appointed Assistant Auditor General in 2008.
Jason Beeley, Assistant Auditor General Performance Audit
BA Hons (Oxon), Dip Strategic Studies
Jason joined OAG in 2006, following 5 years as a commercial and general manager in the defence and technology sectors. Jason previously worked with the UK National Audit Office conducting and managing value for money studies, mainly of the Ministry of Defence. He was appointed Assistant Auditor General in 2009.
Aloha Morrissey, Assistant Auditor General Information Systems and Performance Audit
BBus, Grad Dip Bus Admin, CPA
Aloha joined the Office in 2002, and was appointed as a Director in the Information Systems and Performance Audit business unit in 2014. Prior to joining the Office, Aloha held a range of investigation and audit positions with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Australian Taxation Office.
Michelle Shafizadeh, Assistant Auditor General Technical and Audit Quality
BBus, FCA, FCPA, FAIM, FGIA, GAICD, MIPAA, Registered Company Auditor
Michelle joined OAG in 2010 and became Assistant Auditor General in 2011. Previously, Michelle was the National Assurance Services Technical Director for William Buck Chartered Accountants and before that, a Perth Assurance Services Partner for BDO Chartered Accountants.
Sadie Godfrey, Assistant Auditor General Business Services
MBA (Curtin), Assoc Dip Bus (Accounting)
Sadie has diverse and extensive experience in corporate management, working in the areas of education and industrial relations. Sadie was previously Director of Corporate Services at the Department of the Registrar, Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission before joining OAG as Assistant Auditor General in 2008.