Roy Farthing

Roy is an executive consultant in his own consulting practice and a retired Ernst & Young partner where he led EY’s capital equipment valuation team in Oceania. He has over 40 years’ experience providing valuations of plant and equipment in the mining, oil & gas, utilities, infrastructure, manufacturing and public service sectors.

Roy is an expert in plant and equipment valuations for financial reporting, tax, stamp duty and dispute resolution purposes and has led and completed some of the largest and most complex valuation engagements in Australia delivering substantial value to his clients.

Highly regarded for his knowledge and professionalism, Roy is active in raising and developing standards in the valuation profession. He was a member of the Australian Taxation Office Market Value Reference Group that developed the guidelines for tax valuations and is a member of the Australian Valuation Standards Committee of the Australian Property Institute.

He also served as vice chair and member of the Professional Board of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) from 2008 to 2014 and is a member of the Fair Value Project Advisory Panel of the Australian Accounting Standards Board.