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Colleen Grady

Colleen Grady


Australia and New Zealand


Summary Bio

Colleen has over 25 years’ experience in top tier international strategy consultancies and industry‑leading organisations. Her roles include retail and wholesale executive leadership positions across strategy, operations, supply chain, merchandise buying, and finance.

She brings a strong global perspective and practical experience from her experience in Europe, UK, US, Africa, and Australia, which includes consulting for Bain & Co and leadership roles with global big‑name retailers. Her successes include an advanced analytics engagement with the Australian federal government, where she linked data sets to generate insights for policy development in employment and education, and a category strategy that identified success factors and revenue forecasting for a major retail store rollout programme.

Colleen joined Partners in Performance in 2001 during its start‑up and re‑joined in 2019 as Partner. She currently leads the Analytics practice in the ANZ and SEA regions. She is a specialist in transformation strategies that deliver significant and sustainable profit improvements.

Colleen believes strongly that digital technology and analytics present tremendous opportunities for all organisations to create value and delight their customers.


  • Strategy and revenue growth execution
  • Operations excellence
  • Advanced analytics techniques in AI and machine learning

Core Sectors

  • Consumer Goods and Retail
  • Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Energy Transition


  • MBA with Distinction, INSEAD
  • BSc in Maths and Computer Science, The University of Adelaide
  • BCom, The University of Adelaide