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

Megatrends are reshaping the globe, here's what your business can do to ride the wave

Australian fintechs urged to look at the super apps of China to take their business to the next level

Companies need to pay attention to their social impact or be left behind

Here's what leaders need to do to prepare as the Australian economy slows down

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

Here are the key issues the CSIRO says are going to shape Australia's future

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

Don't be fooled by Gen Z's need to be connected to the internet - these digital natives will remake the workforce

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

An introvert’s guide to networking -- why making connections doesn't have to be hard work

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

Managers, 80% of your workforce say workplace culture has to change

AI is triggering a new arms race for business revenue growth -- here's what you need to know

Australians remain sceptical of tech's ability to help society, despite all the progress

This study shows talent is overrated, and luck plays a huge role in success

Insights -- not data -- are the key to understanding your customer

Bitcoin just turned 10, and the finance industry is finally coming around to the capability of its underlying blockchain technology

I've been in banking for more than 30 years. Here's what I've learned speaking to some of the world's leading fintech companies

This chart shows how AI could deliver a $US13 trillion boost to the global economy by 2030

Research suggests the future for jobs in an AI world is less grim than many expect

Here's how to attract and keep millennial workers

A global consultancy explains better marketing in three simple steps

The day before your holiday is often super-productive: here's how to perform like that all the time

Four strategies to avoid burnout as your career ramps up

This study shows how companies can command a price premium in a deflationary world

One of the world's leading central bankers says it might take decades for jobs and wages displaced by technology to come back

Australia's chief scientist used a 50 year old science fiction novel to explain how Australia can build the workforce of tomorrow

This is the simple 5-step plan a billionaire hedge fund founder says will get you what you want

Knowing the enemy -- what Australian business can learn from Amazon's success

'A third of men aged 25-54 will be out of work by 2050'

6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Here's the burning issue I want everyone to understand about the economy and markets

6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning