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Colleen Grady

Colleen Grady


Australia and New Zealand


Summary Bio

Colleen brings over 25 years of experience in strategic advice to Partners in Performance. She has worked with top‑tier strategy consultancies and industry‑leading organisations. She is a Partner for the Australia and New Zealand region, supporting clients as they transform and grow their business.

Colleen started her consulting career with Bain & Co, then held various leadership roles for major retailers in Australia, the United States, United Kingdom, Europe and Africa. Her extensive retail and wholesale executive experience extend across strategy, operations, supply chain, merchandise, buying and finance. She is an expert in transformation strategies, having delivered significant and sustainable profit improvements for her clients and organisations.

Colleen is highly regarded as an excellent communicator, problem‑solver and leader, with highly developed networking, influence and relationship skills.


  • Strategy
  • Change Management
  • Business Process Improvement

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