Based in Melbourne, Ms Armytage will consult to clients across both state and federal jurisdictions to help build stronger delivery of services. Penny will further strengthen KPMG’s capabilities in the areas of justice, social policy and the implementation of major delivery reform. She is expected to commence her new role in September.
"As all levels of government nationally, and internationally look to provide quality public services more efficiently and effectively, they require new and transformational thinking. Over the past 18 months KPMG has been building our government advisory capability, experience and insights to make a difference for our clients," said John Somerville, Head of KPMG’s Management Consulting business.
"We are delighted to have Penny join our senior leadership team. Her diverse and distinguished public sector career further strengthens our capabilities to assist clients review and reform their structures and practices and improve productivity."
Penny Armytage has served as Secretary for the Victorian Department of Justice for almost a decade. Beginning her career as a social worker, she has given 30 years of service to Victoria. Roles have included Director, Child Protection at the Department of Human Services; and Commissioner, Office of Correctional Services in the Department of Justice.