Our Leadership Team

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

Karrin Peacock is a management consultant and program manager who has worked closely with government and private sector clients in the transport and infrastructure sector in Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.

She has over 15 years’ experience in transport strategy, policy and business case development; organisational analysis and design 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.

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 and Canberra. She was also a member of GHD’s Executive Management Team.

Karrin holds a Master of Business Administration (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. He has a proven track record of working closely with stakeholders to provide coherent and evidence based results to enable effective decision making.

David has 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.

More recently, David has also applied his skills across the financial services sector having worked in senior roles at some of Australia’s leading wealth management and investment institutions. At Allco Finance Group, David implemented all operational activities for a widely diversified fund with gross assets of approximately $2 billion. The fund’s portfolio consisted of investments in shipping, aviation, infrastructure, property, rail, financial products and listed equity investments. At Goldman Sachs JBWere, David reported to the COO and CFO where he was responsible for a number of cross-business strategic projects.

David holds 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.