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Le Tilahun

Le Tilahun


Australia and New Zealand


Summary Bio

Le is an impact‑driven leader with more than 20 years of experience in leading businesses and major capital projects; providing strategic and operational advice to public and private sector clients, and building digital ventures.

Le has a unique blend of extensive industry and top tier management experience, having held senior positions at MWH Global, Atkins, Hyder Consulting and McKinsey & Company – where he was a Junior Partner – before joining Partners in Performance in 2021 to co‑lead the Global Capital Practice

Le has strong commercial and business acumen and brings a unique blend of top‑tier management consulting and significant industry experience in listed and privately‑owned organisations in leadership roles. He is passionate about helping clients extract improved value from their capital spend and leveraging innovation and technology.

Le believes that the right answer is not the best answer but the one the client can do today and get results from.

At Partners in Performance, he is energised by helping his clients and the broader stakeholders get the best outcome from capital investments while mitigating or removing the environmental trade‑offs. Le understands that this challenge is not easy, and getting it right is no longer a technical problem as the solutions are available to us, but lie in mobilising the skill and will of key people and stakeholder groups to action.


  • Digital and Technology
  • Capital Effectiveness and Efficiency
  • Enabling Environmental Sustainability

Core Sectors

  • Transport and Logistics
  • Infrastructure
  • Utilities
  • Real estate
  • Mining


  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering –Leeds University
  • MSc Built Environment –Leeds University
  • CEng –Chartered Engineer