Our People


James is a Partner in the Audit and Assurance division and is responsible for a broad range of clients, including the audits of listed companies and large private entities.

He is a member of the RSM International Board of Directors, responsible for the global oversight of RSM in over 130 countries around the world. In Australia, James is also a member of RSM Australia’s five person national executive, guiding the strategic direction of the firm.

Having worked with the firm for over twenty years, James has extensive experience in auditing and providing general accounting assistance to audit clientele. 

James Komninos is a Partner of RSM Australia Partners and a Director of RSM Australia Pty Ltd.

James is a partner of the Audit and Assurance division in perthSolutions James provides

James has been responsible for audit and due diligence assignments for clients from a range of industries, including:

  • Building and construction
  • Engineering
  • Agribusiness
  • Mining and exploration

In addition to this, James provides strategic and governance advice to a diverse range of boards in Western Australia, including listed companies, co-operatives incorporated associations and non profit organisations. He volunteers his time both through the provision of pro bono professional services and as a board member.

James is the chairman of Variety WA and Chair of the Audit Committee of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority.

Professional associations

  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors


  • Bachelor of Business (Curtin University)


  • Registered company auditor

Private certification put to minister

3 August 2015
Master Builder members met Planning Minister John Day in late May at a Lunch hosted by RSM and put forward a strong case for private certification of planning approvals.  Numerous case studies were presented of slow response times in many local government areas. Master Builders' housing director Geoff Cooper said that the experience with bu...