Laura Malcolm Avanade Australia General Manager

Laura Malcolm

Executive General Manager, Australia

As Avanade’s Australia General Manager, Laura is responsible for accelerating the growth of Avanade’s business in Australia and leading a team of more than 500+ professionals based in five offices: Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

Laura launched her Avanade career seven years ago as its Australia Chief Technology Officer. Since then, Laura spent time in London as Avanade’s UK Digital Lead, UK and Ireland (UKI) Chief Operating Officer, and Global Advisory Practice Lead. Laura returned to Sydney in March 2020 to take on the role as Avanade’s Growth Markets Growth & Strategy Lead. In her most recent role as Growth & Strategy Lead, Laura enabled Avanade’s teams across Growth Markets (Asia Pacific and Latin America) to pivot successfully to new solutions and services that help clients respond to the pandemic with agility. In 2021, she supported the activation of Avanade’s five-year global strategy in Growth Markets.

Laura has worked extensively in Europe and Asia Pacific and is passionate about making a genuine human impact for clients, their employees and customers, through the power of people and digital innovation. She also seeks to help organisations and the community address some of the greatest societal issues we face, including social, healthcare and environmental challenges.

Laura lives in Sydney with her husband and two children. She enjoys many sports, with running and music essential to her weekly schedule. She is a passionate advocate for inclusion and diversity, who enjoys helping others to realise their goals and ambitions through mentoring, coaching and a variety of initiatives.

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