James Brummer-Taylor joins consultancy as Principal as L.E.K. grows further into performance improvement.

SYDNEY — (2 December 2019) —  L.E.K. Consulting Australia announced today that it has appointed James Brummer-Taylor as a Principal within the consultancy’s Organisation & Performance practice.

Brummer-Taylor brings more than a decade of experience in consulting, commercial and line management. he is responsible for continuing the firm’s expansion of the Organisation & Performance practice, which has seen substantial growth in recent years and set to grow further with key appointments made in the last 12 months.

“James’ proven ability to rapidly execute strategies, transform businesses and sustainably improve performance make him a great addition to the firm for both our new and existing clients,” says Nick Holder, Partner and Head of L.E.K.’s Asia-Pacific region."

Brummer-Taylor works from Queenstown, New Zealand where he lives and works primarily in the Sydney office commuting regularly or working remotely ― a working arrangement that fits the consultancy’s growth strategy of enabling a flexible environment. “Balanced flex working arrangements are to be solved for and embraced in business today,” says Brummer-Taylor. 

“Part of the appeal with joining L.E.K. Consulting was the consultancy’s ability to provide clients with that end-to-end service they need, from developing the strategy through to execution and delivery,” says Brummer-Taylor. “Organisations are increasingly looking at finding efficiencies in their performance and/or transform their operations. L.E.K. is well positioned to advise its clients on the best way to do both from the ground up.”

Brummer-Taylor bring significant experience to L.E.K.’s Australia and New Zealand practice through his proven execution and delivery capability, and his deep sector experience in energy, agriculture and manufacturing.

Previously, he was a Principal at Partners in Performance, as well as performed commercial, strategy and M&A roles at Origin Energy. He has also held line and consulting roles at Kensington Swan and Aclaro.

He has a Bachelor's degree in commerce, and an MBA, both from the University of Otago.

About L.E.K. Consulting
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private and public-sector organizations, private equity firms, and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded in 1983, L.E.K. employs more than 1,400 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to www.lek.com