Our Leadership Team

The Peacock Collective is led by Karrin Peacock, its founder and director.

Karrin Peacock is a management consultant and transformational, executive leader with an operational management and economics background and 24 years’ domestic and international experience in driving organisational and industry reform across the transport, energy, water and health sectors.

Karrin is a high performing, results driven leader with functional experience in evidence-based strategy, policy and business case development, review and reform, transition and implementation, stakeholder engagement and business improvement.

She enjoys working collaboratively with her clients and their stakeholders to deliver high quality outcomes that enable more effective decision making. She is particularly passionate about reform and has led a number of strategy and policy reforms at the industry and enterprise level.

Karrin is highly motivated by reform that is driven by industry and or economic imperatives and real-world challenges. She thrives in environments where there is a genuine commitment to find, analyse and implement the right outcomes by continually engaging in a meaningful way with stakeholders, staff and experts, challenging the status quo and exploring new opportunities to create value, increase productive capacity while at the same time caring for and protecting communities, our precious natural resources and the environment.

As a former consultant at Booz & Company and the former National Group Manager of Strategy & Economics at GHD, Karrin has gained extensive local and international management consulting experience. She has been responsible for managing major client relationships, developing a commercial consulting practice and leading a large consulting team in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra. She was also a member of GHD’s Executive Management Team.

Karrin holds a Master of Business Administration (Operations Management and Business Law) from the University of Technology Sydney and a Bachelor of Economics (Economics and Finance) from the University of Sydney.

David Peacock has extensive experience in data analytics and modelling and is passionate about reform and business improvement. With over 24 years’ experience, he has a proven track record of working closely with clients and stakeholders in the transport, freight and logistics, health and financial services industries to provide coherent and evidence-based results to enable effective decision making.

David has conducted a range of strategic reviews, economic feasibility studies, business case projects and data analytics engagements to inform investment decisions and operational planning and improvement. He has significant experience and a thorough working knowledge of a range of qualitative and quantitative analytical methods and techniques. He is an extremely astute business analyst who is able to deeply look at a business problem, understand the business context and craft tailor made, fit for purpose methodologies and approaches to unpack and solve the problem, often in a time sensitive, data poor environment with multiple and competing stakeholder needs.

David has applied his skills across the financial services sector having worked in senior roles at some of Australia’s leading wealth management and investment institutions, including Allco Finance Group, and Goldman Sachs JBWere.

David has also worked for the NSW Premier’s Department where he was responsible for providing strategic workforce planning policy advice and research to key decision makers in the Premier’s Department, NSW Treasury and the Minister’s Office. David won the NSW Premier’s Award for his contribution to the improvement of public sector wide reporting and performance improvement.

David holds a Master of Business Analytics from the University of Technology Sydney, a Master of Business Administration (Business Law & Business Strategy) from the University of Technology Sydney and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance) from the University of Western Sydney.