Our Values

We have a strong sense of serving the public through our work and making a useful contribution where we can.

Our Vision: To deliver excellent public sector governance and assurance services for the benefit of our clients and the communities they serve.

Our Mission: To assist our clients improve public sector performance and accountability through rigorous evidence-based work, insightful advice and practical recommendations for improvement.

Our values are important in guiding the acceptance and conduct of our work.

Our key values are:

  • We are engaged and curious.
  • We are builders – we build trust and confidence, we build the evidence-base for decisions, we build strong internal and external professional relationships and a common understanding
  • We are independent thinkers and accept responsibility for our work and its impact
  • We treat people with dignity and respect
  • We seek to understand context as a key factor in decisions and outcomes
  • We solve problems with facts and insight
  • We manage challenging situations with courage and candour
  • We are open and honest in our communication and knowledge sharing
  • We act with integrity, uphold the highest professional and ethical standards, provide sound advice and rigorously maintain our independence.
  • We seek out interesting work, with good people, to add value and strengthen our reputation in our areas of expertise.


Serving our communities

Each year, we use our professional skills to undertake one sizeable governance-related project at a substantial discount in an area where we consider we can make a positive contribution to a particular community, sector or region.

In addition, our staff support their communities through involvement in a range of ways – from honorary auditor and board appointments, active support and contributions to organisations that help those in need, and building strong communities through coaching sporting teams and supporting community-building initiatives.

Ask any member of our team what they’re involved in and you’ll be impressed with the energy and passion they have for serving their community.

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