Brad Noakes is the leader of The Boston Consulting Group’s People & Organization practice in Australia and New Zealand and is a core member of the Insurance and Financial Institutions practices.

Since joining BCG in 2003, Brad has worked with numerous insurance and banking clients on issues related to strategy, operations, organization redesign, implementation, and change management. He has helped insurers create strategies around bancassurance and verticals, as well as leading a number of projects to design and implement new operating models.

Brad has partnered with major financial institutions to create sales planning strategies and develop new business models, and he also has experience directing large-scale restructuring efforts. Brad led the development of BCG's OrgBuilderTM tool, and he has helped a number of clients develop and implement digital and information technology strategies.

Prior to joining BCG, Brad worked for Platinion, an e-commerce development company focused primarily on financial services. He previously worked for the information technology division of the Australian Defense Science and Technology Organisation.


  • Graduate diploma, applied science, University of Canberra
  • Bachelor of science, Australian National University
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