Allan Bandt

Emeritus Global Partner – Australia & New Zealand
Practice Leader, Strategic Human Resources

Stephen Lin Strategic Planning Consultant

Allan Bandt

Allan Bandt is the Centre’s Regional Managing Partner for Australia and New Zealand since 1990, and is the HR Practice Leader of the Centre. He is also the Director of Bandt Gatter and Associates, a Perth-based Human Resource Consultancy. He is a past president of the Australian Human Resource Institute (WA) and a past National Director of the Australian Human Resources Institute. Allan has over 30 years of experience in human resources, as an internal executive as well as an external consultant.

Allan has a considerable consulting and training track record in HR and has worked with government and enterprises to successfully develop and implement their strategic plans and strategic HR plans. He conducts HR workshops regularly in the USA, Australia, Singapore, Canada, Mauritius, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and others. He consistently receives outstanding appraisals from workshop participants and consulting clients on his vast knowledge, expertise and professionalism.

Allan’s clients include California Coast Credit Union (USA), Department of Justice, Ballarat University, Department of Education & Training, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Monadelphus Group Ltd., Cancer Foundation of WA, Curtin University, WA Police Department, University of Western Australia, and many more public and private sector organizations.

Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Member, Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Member, American Human Resource Planning Society
  • Member, American Society of Training and Development
  • Member Australian Institute of Management
  • Past National Director, Australian Human Resources Institute


  • Co author of Successful Strategic Human Resource Planning Systems Thinking Press


  • Bachelor of Arts (Social Work), University of South Australia
  • Master of Arts (Community Affairs and Human Relations), Springfield,
  • Massachusetts, 1979


Allan has held Senior Management and Executive positions in both the Private and Public Sectors. These positions include:

  • Manager, Management Development (Myer Retail Stores)
  • Director Human Resources (State Community Services Department) WA

Since establishing his Consultancy Services in 1990, he has conducted a variety of strategic Human Resource Workshops across Australia and, more recently, overseas. His client base includes the private sector as well as a variety of Commonwealth, State and Local Government authorities.

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning
  • Organisational and HR Reviews
  • Succession Management
  • Facilitation
  • Competency Development

Recent Consultancies

Recent Strategic Planning consultancies that Allan has worked on include:

  • California Coast Credit Union (San Diego, USA)
  • Fire & Emergency Services Authority
  • Department of Justice
  • Edith Cowan University
  • Ballarat University
  • Prisons Department
  • Curtin University
  • City of South Perth
  • Town of Mosman Park
  • Shire of East Pilbara

Allan has also undertaken a variety of Strategic Human Resource Planning, HR Reviews, Succession Management and Organisational Review assignments for organisations such as:

  • Californian Coast Credit Union
  • Department of Education & Training
  • Monadelphous Group Ltd
  • Department of Justice (Western Australia and Northern Territory)
  • City of Wanneroo-WA
  • City of Swan -WA
  • Department of Industry & Resources
  • Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment (Northern Territory)
  • Prisons Department
  • Family Court of Australia

With Centre members in Perth, Australia