Club Committee

Dr. Alan Kallir

MBA 1993

Dr Kallir has advised senior management in service and manufacturing industries
around the globe for more than a decade. He has extensive and significant experience working with Boards, CEOs and Senior Management on issues of strategy, organisation, growth and profit management. His breadth of experience ranges from large multinationals to start-up businesses.

Alan has deep expertise in the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retailing, telecommunications and travel industries and as well as strong functional skills in areas of IT management and alignment.

Having founded Insight Partners in 1996, Alan’s recent engagements include:

  • Developing and advising on renegotiation strategies for agreements covering over US$1 billion of revenue for an international retail group
  • Providing thought leadership and facilitating an organisational re-alignment of the commercial operations of a global biopharmaceutical company with a market capitalization of about US$2.4 billion
  • Assessing and benchmarking the value delivered by internal service suppliers for a major telecommunications enterprise, recommending a restructure of the corporate services function and identifying savings in excess of US$100 million
  • Advising the board of a publicly-listed high-technology enterprise on corporate governance, management structure and performance issues
  • Raising equity for a high-technology start-up and developing an Information Memorandum for the sale of an IT business as well as oversighting the sale to a publicly listed entity

Previously, Alan was with McKinsey & Company in Sydney and Hong Kong. He also worked with the well-known, entrepreneur-led consulting firm, Hayek Engineering in Europe and led IT development and implementation projects for Switzerland’s largest bank.

Fluent in English and German, Alan has undertaken engagements in Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Alan also holds an MBA from IMD in Lausanne and a Doctor of Natural Science from the ETH in Zürich.

Alan has published in the Australian Financial Review, co-authored a business- school case study with IMD, is cited in the textbook ‘Marketing Management’ and has authored numerous scientific papers. He is a member of the Institute of Management Consultants, and can be contacted directly on +61 4 1488 7988 or [email protected]


Rod Jackson

OWP 2004, MBA 1991


Graeme Burns
Committee Member

MBA IMI 1985


Vivien Le
Committee Member

MBA 1992


Dr. Marc Stammbach
Public Officer & Secretary Web

MTE 3 2001


Renaud Tinel

MBA 1998

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