Justin Harness

Justin Harness

Partner, Consulting

Government & Public Sector

Consulting | Sustainability Services


Justin is a Partner in the Sydney Consulting team leading the NSW Strategy and Transformation practice, and is a member of the national sustainability advisory team.

Justin has over 20 years’ experience as a strategic transformation expert, leading some of Australasia’s largest and most complex programs across both government and private sectors. Justin’s key strength is in driving sustainable transformational change and improved operational business performance in complex, often geographically dispersed organisations.

Justin has worked as a global and national leader in strategy and business transformation for global accounting firms, international law firms and banks in London, Auckland, and Sydney.

Justin has extensive experience in strategy, sustainability, business transformation and optimisation, mergers and acquisitions, strategic sourcing, procurement and change management.


  • Consulting
  • Sustainability Strategy and Consulting
  • ESG Transformation and Continuous Improvement
  • Organisational Strategy, Transformation and Optimisation
  • Complex and Large-Scale Strategic Execution / Program Delivery / Project Management
  • Business Integration and Separation / Restructuring
  • Organisational and Shared Services Function Transformation


  • Government & Public Sector
  • Financial Services
  • Corporates
  • Food & Agribusiness


  • Bachelor of Laws

It’s great to be part of a firm that is transforming and rapidly growing in the marketplace. Being a challenger provides opportunities to be agile and deliver more innovative, bespoke solutions to our clients, whilst leveraging global experience and capabilities. I’m passionate about growing our Consulting practice and bringing global thinking to help our clients maximise the opportunities that rapid change, disruption and the ESG agenda provide – strategically, environmentally, and socially.