Welcome to the incoming Auditor-General – Martin Thompson

About this report or communique

Martin Thompson has commenced his term as Auditor-General of Tasmania from 1 May 2024.

With broad experience across the public and private sectors Martin brings a great range of expertise to the role. Martin’s career includes internal audit, external audit, special investigations, risk management and probity services.

Having held senior positions with both the Victorian and National Audit Offices Martin has developed an excellent understanding of governance and probity issues from an audit office perspective. Working across all three levels of Government (Commonwealth, State and Local) has provided Martin with invaluable insight into the governance and operational issues facing a wide range of organisations.

Martin has relocated to Tasmania from Geelong where for the past 7 years he held the role of senior partner with a leading accounting and financial advisory firm.

Professional Background

Bachelor of Business

Member CPA Australia (CPA)

Registered Company Auditor.

Professional photograph of Martin Thompson, Auditor-General
Martin Thompson, Auditor-General