David Nott


(appointed November 2020)

“It is not sufficient for our hospitals to do tomorrow what we did today: we have to constantly innovate, to research and discover new therapies and now models of care so that our sickest children have the best chance of leading a healthy life.” 

David was a Non-Executive Director of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network for a full ten-year term until 31 March 2022, including periods as Deputy Chair and Acting Chair. He served on several Board Committees over that period of time, including the SCHN Audit and Risk Committee. He was formerly the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of Southern NSW Local Health District and formerly a Director of Luminesce Alliance Limited and Chair of its Audit and Risk Committee.

He served for almost 30 years as a partner with KPMG, a global professional services firm providing leadership in Australia and internationally. At KPMG, David had a number of senior client and management roles. In the ten years prior to his retirement from the firm (in 2009), he was the National Managing Partner of Transaction Services in Australia and served as that group’s ASPAC Regional Leader and as a member of the Global Steering Committee.

He is currently a member of the coaching panel of Foresight Global Coaching Partnership and in that role, he coaches senior executives in all aspects of leadership.

He holds an Economics Degree from Sydney University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Governance Institute.