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Prof. Deen Sanders OAM

Partner, Deloitte Access Economics

Professor Deen Sanders OAM leads the Deloitte Integrity practice which sits within Deloitte Access Economics.

Deloitte Integrity focuses on matters of governance, leadership, trust, policy and strategy, helping businesses and governments tackle the complex commercial, environmental and social issues of our time. Our practice brings multi-disciplinary expertise and a systems thinking lens to respond to challenges and unlock new opportunity.

As a founder of Deloitte’s Indigenous Leadership team, lead for Deloitte’s Truth and Reconciliation Action Plan, and Worimi man and Giparr (cultural leader) in his community, Deen has a particular dedication to cultural leadership and the role that Indigenous Knowledge systems have in shaping the future of economics, law and policy.

Deen is also a leader in the Deloitte Space practice advising the sector on matters of protocols, laws and regulation.

Before joining Deloitte, Deen was a leader in the government and commercial sector. As inaugural CEO of FASEA, he developed the blueprint for the professional standards and ethics regime in financial advice. Prior to that he was the head of Australia’s Professional Standards Authority, responsible for the oversight of Australia's regulated professional communities (Law, Accounting, Engineering etc). As well as CEO roles in corporate and government regulatory environments, he is recognised as a global expert in the field of professions, regulation, ethics and law, and has been a key policy adviser and negotiator for law reform in the financial services and professional regulatory environments. Deen has a Doctorate in the field of Professions and Consumer trust and was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 2017 for services to these fields.