Richard Harris, Executive Director


Richard is an experienced advisor, consultant and director. He has held senior roles in consulting and information industry organisations in Australia and internationally. He held the position of Vice President of Research for Gartner Asia-Pacific for eight years and prior to that was Principal with IBM Global Services.

Richard’s expertise covers strategic and operational planning, assessment and review; investment, governance, risk management and benefits realisation; and innovation in the business environment.

During his career, Richard has worked extensively with commercial and public sector organisations around the world. His experience covers numerous industries gained during a wide-ranging consulting and advisory career with organisations in Australia, the Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America, from an Australian base and while residing in London. Examples of major organisations he has worked with include BHP, British Aerospace, CSR and Philips; IT industry companies such as IBM, Microsoft and Oracle; plus many smaller corporations and growing firms.

Richard has personally experienced a corporate transaction through the sale of his consulting business to IBM.

His professional qualifications include an MBA from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Engineering with honours from Monash University. He has a Company Director Diploma with Merit from the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Fellow of the Institute (FAICD). He is a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) and was a long-term member of their NSW State Advisory Council.

Contact Richard on +61 (0)416 240 650