Our History


Greg Loudoun founded Acumen in 1989 to provide entrepreneurial business owners and corporate leaders access to thought leaders and trusted advisors who had proven experience in the real world of competitive global business.

  1. – We have served over 700 customers creating unique business interventions.
  2. – Our approach with the learning, engagement model has been running for 33 years.
  3. – We have supported the learning capability of over 450 CEOs, MDs and Entrepreneurs through our public
    Executive Acumen program. We have served many more with the private programs we have crafted.
  4. – Our Business Diagnostics & Intervention Designs have been running for 33 years.
  5. – Our Advisory, Mentoring, Coaching and Consulting have served more that 3,000 leaders.



Our people define our character – trusted advisors who are energetic about supporting and challenging our customers with rigour and integrity. We are passionate about building shared success with stakeholders in everything we do.

We enable collaborative spirit through our trusted network of experienced and pragmatic thought leaders to significantly enhance the strategic agility of our customers.

Our values are the essence of our purpose and include authenticity and integrity with deep commitment to our customers, their stakeholders and to the community we are privileged to contribute and influence.

We have a deep belief in the creative power of individuals and teams and provide proven business interventions to unlock this thinking potential within organisations.

Greg Loudoun

Greg is the founder and CEO of Acumen International and is the author of the Internationally acclaimed, Executive Acumen Program.

He has held numerous roles as an executive manager in major corporations and since 1976 has been recognised as a successful entrepreneur during which he founded Datarom, Computer Maintenance of Australia, Acumen Pty Ltd and Acumen International.

During the past 30+ years at Acumen he has honed his skills as a trusted advisor, insightful strategist and business consultant working with large multinationals and SMEs in both Australian and international markets. Greg is a sought-after international speaker on strategic thinking, strategy execution, innovation and entrepreneurship with a pragmatic view of developing strategic agility and profitable business growth.

He is a practicing business coach and has assisted many CEOs and business owners in accelerating business growth, building business resilience and creating investor attractiveness and readiness. Greg has authored breakthrough business interventions, proprietary business focused diagnostics and proven executive programs that have been deployed across global markets.