Greg McKenna

Greg McKenna has worked in Banking, Finance, Investments, and Markets for more than 30 years.

He’s an independent consultant, writer, and economic and financial market strategist with practical experience which includes time as a director of an Australian Mutual Bank, Treasurer of a large Australian Building Society during the GFC, and as a multi-billion dollar portfolio manager.

On top of his consulting work, Greg has worked with Business Insider since September 2013 in roles which included Contributing Editor: Markets and Economics, as well as working with Allure Media’s clients on understanding the linkage between the macro economy, consumer and business conditions, confidence, and spending through a behavioural lens.

Beside the daily, weekly, and monthly machinations of the economy and markets Greg is interested in the behavioural aspects of humans interactions with the economy and with corporations, He’s especially interested on the human and organisational impacts of technological change on people’s lives and the evolution of business models and organisational structures.

Greg has a bachelor of Business from Monash University, a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, and is a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

What's Happening

With conventional monetary policy nearing its limits, a near real-time indicator could help find clarity in the economic fog


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How digitalisation drove sustainability and financial performance for Norwegian energy giant Equinor



How to use data and technology from other industries to grow your business in new ways


How to use data and technology from other industries to grow your business in new ways


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The companies of tomorrow will need to continue to evolve with technology to survive


Innovation can help you build profitability and staff engagement – here’s what you need to know


Innovation can help you build profitability and staff engagement – here’s what you need to know



To be a great business leader, you need to make these subtle changes


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As AI and technology invade the workforce, creativity and emotional intelligence will reign supreme


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Here's how to build workplace culture in a digital world


How to be a great leader by recognising and adapting to change


How you can use emotional tactics to make sure your business survives for the long term


These are the 7 rules you must follow for undergoing digital transformation in business


Tech is the means to an end, it is not the end – here's what 'going digital' really means


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Australia’s economy is slowing, here’s 5 lessons for businesses in turbulent times


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6 ways you can let go to make your team and organisation great


Innovation in Australian business is being driven by these factors


Half of Australian workers say their employer doesn't make full use of their skills


5 tips to take your business global from the founder of a $100 million Australian business


McKinsey provides its key insights on how to play digitisation right in your business


Australian businesses need to combine humans and machines to beat the competition


7 ways Australian business can stop dragging its feet and adapt to disruption


These are the skills Australia’s innovative companies want from employees


These 10 forces are changing the face of residential housing


The RBA just put down a marker on climate change - and it's something all business should heed


Technology will displace millions of workers worldwide - here's what we can do about it


Why management skills in a digital world are becoming more relevant, not less


Australian business knows the need for digital transformation – here are the steps to making it happen


Here's why work life 'fit' – not balance – is important


As the economy and business environment quickens here's a roadmap for success


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The economy is slowing – here's what Australian companies need to do to win the next downturn


The global economy is changing – here's what you have to do to get your strategy right


The top 3 business themes for 2019, from BI / Research