Malcolm Allen
Malcolm Allen

Malcolm Allen


Australia and New Zealand


Summary Bio

Malcolm has more than 25 years of experience as a consultant and advisor across a range of industries, including the public sector, telecommunications, finance, oil and gas, mining and private equity.

He is a Director at Partners in Performance and leads the Back Office Transformation Practice. He is responsible for managing teams, client service quality and advisory service delivery.

Beyond founding his own businesses, Malcolm has worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, CEO of Westel/Concentrix and Head of Special Projects at Vodafone.

Throughout his career, he has helped clients with business improvement, providing a digital, behavioural and transformational lens.

His successes include leading one of Australia’s largest digital transformation programs for a major government department through the COVID pandemic. His teams lifted productivity across a major nationwide service network by 3% pa, reduced many service queues from weeks to days and introduced many rapid programs to respond to COVID.


  • Business Transformation and Strategies
  • Operational and Cost Improvements
  • Post-Merger Integrations

Core Sectors

  • Financial Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining and Metals


  • MBA – Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and University of Melbourne
  • MA, Cambridge University
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