Adrian Brown is the Executive Director of the Centre for Public Impact, a Boston Consulting Group foundation dedicated to improving the positive impact of governments around the world.
Adrian joined the Boston Consulting Group in April 2011 as a core member of the public sector practice in London. He has worked with government clients around the world on a range of topics including commissioning strategies, organizational design, cost reduction and digital transformation. He is a global expert on impact investing and is the author of several influential reports on the topic including The First Billion, a forecast of social investment demand in the UK.
Prior to joining BCG, Adrian was a Fellow at the Institute for Government where he led a wide range of high profile projects. For example, he co-authored System Error, the Institute's report on Government IT many of the recommendations of which have subsequently been incorporated into the UK Government ICT strategy. Adrian remains an Associate at the Institute.
Prior to IfG, Adrian worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. Projects included conducting a benchmarking exercise of school systems around the world, developing the strategy for a major UK charity and supporting a Middle Eastern government in the development of their public services strategy.
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