Who We Are

Liana Downey & Associates works with social impact ‘rock stars’ – leaders who shake things up, and find better ways to do more.

Liana Downey & Associates provides high-quality strategic advice to the government, nonprofit and private sectors in the education, environment, justice, human services, and health arenas. Our services include strategic advice, organization and governance support, service delivery improvement, program review and project support. We work around the world and have offices in Sydney, Australia and New York, USA.

Our consultants bring a range of experience in top-tier management consulting firms, as senior public servants, policy experts, and as leaders of nonprofit organizations. They share maturity, experience, intelligence and a collaborative approach. You can expect a high degree of input from firm Director, Liana Downey, backed by a thoughtfully selected team of the highest caliber.

Director and Founder Liana Downey is an experienced management consultant, who has consistently delivered results for clients on critical topics around the world. Liana is an expert advisor to the Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Prior to establishing Liana Downey & Associates, she led McKinsey & Company's Australian government and social-sector practices, and holds an MBA (Public Management) from Stanford University.