David John Douglas Macdonald

1995-2002 Controller and Auditor-General. The sixteenth Auditor-General of New Zealand, David John Douglas Macdonald, served as Controller and Auditor-General from 1995 to 2002.

David Macdonald, a chartered accountant, was the first Auditor-General without a public service background. Mr Macdonald was chairman of the New Zealand Society of Accountants’ Auditing Committee from 1970 to 1987.

He is a champion bridge player and enjoys playing golf. The letters QSO after his name mean that David Macdonald was awarded the Queen's Service Order.