Fred Buckman | Partners in Performance | Global Management Consultancy
Fred Buckman

Fred Buckman


North America


Summary Bio

Fred is a Director for the Capital Practice in North America and leads the global Safety Practice. He brings more than 25 years of industry and consulting experience across the mining and energy sectors to the role.

He has deep expertise in the areas of capital, operations and maintenance, construction productivity, corporate finance and business development. During his time at Partners in Performance, he has specialised in capital optimisation, risk management, rapid performance improvement and increased asset reliability with clients throughout North America, Australia and Africa.

Prior to joining Partners in Performance, Fred spent eight years operating and maintaining large coal‑fired power generation stations and managing portfolio operations of large natural gas‑fired power generation stations for Southern Company. He also spent another seven years working in the utility sector, where he worked with local energy companies across the United States driving operational improvements.

Fred is driven to lend to his experience and insights to help clients achieve measurable results and drive operational improvements. He embodies the values of Partners in Performance by alway getting to the heart of any issue and finding a resolution that supports the clients’ strategy and goals. He believes in working closely with clients to build trust and get result through effective collaboration, helping their teams achieve success.


  • Risk management
  • Capital optimisation
  • Rapid performance improvement
  • Business transformation

Core Sectors

  • Mining and metals
  • Energy and utility
  • Private equity
  • Natural resources


  • Masters of Science, Mechanical Engineering – University of Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering – Cornell University
  • Advanced certification in Strategic Marketing and Management – Emory University
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