Peter McVay

Senior Manager

Peter is a highly respected senior performance auditor and evaluator of government programs.

Peter managed and delivered over 19 significant performance audits while working as a senior director for the Australian National Audit Office. Peter was awarded two Auditor-General outstanding achievement awards for the management of the highest quality audits that broke new ground in auditing and/or addressed significant issues in public administration .

Prior to his career with the ANAO, Peter worked in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Department of Finance.

Some of his recent professional engagements include:

  • Australian National Audit Office, contracted-in Audit Manager for the delivery of performance audits such as ANAO performance audit of the funding and Management of the Nimmie-Caira System Enhanced Environmental Water Delivery Project, tabled in Parliament April 2015; and ANAO performance audit of the Bureau of Meteorology’s $450 million Improving Water Information Program, tabled in Parliament February 2014 (Vista’s role is acknowledged at paragraph 1.25);
  • Department of Environment, peer review of the draft operating procedures for the National Environmental Research Program
  • Queensland Audit Office, peer review of the Quality Assurance report on a Performance Audit.



  • BRTP (Hons)
  • MBA
  • Post Grad. Cert. Sustainability

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