John Cornett

John is a member of CIPFA and has been responsible for the external audit of public sector clients at KPMG since 2012. He previously worked at the Audit Commission for 22 years. In addition to providing audit services, he has worked with many clients to help them address governance and financial challenges, leading to improvements in the way they do business and deliver services. This includes: value for money studies covering a wide range of subjects from corporate governance, financial and service planning to specific service areas, which for local government include social housing, highways, education, social care (including housing aspects of social care) and green open space.

Within the NHS, my experience includes diagnostic services, and Healthcare Resource Groups/ Reference Costs. He has also conducted data quality assessments against the recognised standards leading to improvements in service provision/quality, as well as strengthening performance and management information and reporting processes to secure improved decision making.