ACIL Allen Consulting
Raymond Garrand is Director of ACIL Allen Consulting in Adelaide.
ACIL Allen Consulting is one of Australia’s leading economic and public policy consulting firms, specialising in economic analysis, program evaluation and strategic advice to business and government. The firm is the largest independent consulting firm in Australia with around 80 staff in offices across the country.
Raymond combines strong economic credentials with over 25 years’ direct experience in economic development roles in government and the private sector.
Raymond has extensive experience in the development and implementation of public policy across a broad range of sectors, including industry, trade, further education, employment, economic development, science, technology and energy.
Prior to joining ACIL Allen Consulting, Raymond was a Chief Executive in the South Australian Government for 11 years establishing the Department of State Development. He was Chief Executive of the Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology and previously Chief Executive of the Department of Trade and Economic Development.
As an executive he led significant policy and economic reforms including in vocational training and oversaw major organisational changes aimed at enhancing business performance and efficiencies.
Raymond has had extensive corporate governance experience including: Advisory Board Member; Committee for Economic Development of Australia, SA; Board Member; Resources and Engineering Skills Alliance; Board Member Education Adelaide; and Ausenco Limited.
Raymond holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Flinders University.
Raymond offers a wide range of advisory services:
- Industry and economic development
- Corporate advisory
- Strategic and business planning
- Business performance and improvement
- Organisational reviews and change
- Policy evaluation
- Further education and training policies.