Malcolm Alder

Malcolm Alder

Malcolm Alder is the digital solutions lead at GHD. Malcolm has more than 25 years’ experience and in 2012, he was named as one of the 50 Most Influential People in Technology by Australian IT. He was also previously Partner for Digital Economy at KPMG.

Malcolm has worked in the UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada, New Zealand and the US. He is a regular public presenter and media commentator on topics such as social media, broadband and the broader impacts and implications of disruptive technology. He has a degree in Politics, is a published author and has appeared in more than 25 theatre productions.

Barely a day goes by without senior business and political leaders extolling the importance of improving productivity in the Australian economy.  And with good reason.  Productivity improvement occurs when more outputs are generated from the same level of inputs.  Along with population growth and an increasing percentage of the population

Virtually every key stroke you make online, every wireless transaction between a car and a tolling point, a credit card and an EFTPOS terminal, even the very action of people with smartphones entering and leaving electronically monitored buildings, sets off a slew of information flows.  These pieces of information generate