Allan Laurie has a background in business analytics, operational and organisational performance, talent management, strategic business development and Government advisory. His key expertise is in identifying, attracting, assessing high-performance candidates with a balance of sector credibility, commercial results and an ability to develop and translate government policy into high level and practical outcomes for consumers. He intimately understands the nuances that exist at the nexus of public, private and social purpose sectors.
Prior to joining Watermark which included four years as an equity partner establishing the national government, NFP and education practices for an APAC challenger Executive Search brand, seven years with a top-five global search firm in a senior leadership capacity and three years as a Partner and Head of Research in a boutique HR start-up, he held a business analysis and management role at Deutsche Bank AG in which he was responsible for operational performance across Australia and New Zealand.
Allan is a member of the Global Golden Key Honours Society. His most recent qualification is a Masters of Management (Honours) from the University of Technology Sydney. He is also Deputy Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of Koorana Family and Child Services Limited, who provide early education across the western suburbs of Sydney, NDIS based intervention for children with additional learning needs and related support for their 1000+ families; and formerly was on the Asia Pacific Board of the Global Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants.