Chris Manning

Partner, Strategy& Australia

Chris leads the Strategy& business across ASEANZ (Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand) and also sits on Strategy&'s Global Leadership Team. Chris has been a consultant for over 20 years following a successful legal career, and has experience in a range of industries gained through working in Europe, the United States, Asia as well as Australia.

Chris’ experience is wide-ranging but he has spent most of his career working with clients in the airline, construction, and financial services industries. Almost all of his work is growth-oriented, where he helps clients redefine their strategic positioning in the face of challenging or changing industry structures and dynamics. He also works with clients to maximise shareholder value by defining their capabilities and developing innovative growth strategies through the development of market-back campaigns designed to create value across the value chain. As a lawyer Chris focused on mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructures.

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  • Business strategy


  • Financial services
  • Industrials
  • Transportation


  • Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of New South Wales