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