Howard Partners is a boutique Australian public policy research, strategic management, and communications consulting firm. We specialise in connecting our deep expertise in these areas to produce truly transformative outcomes for our clients. The firm was
Howard Partners is recognised among clients as having distinctive capabilities in:
Our approach is to work end-to-end with our clients to adapt solutions that are a tailored fit for the stage of development and objective the client would like to achieve.
The Howard Partners Team has had diverse experience and engagement success across organisation redesign, innovation policy, process and work-flow engineering projects.
Our deep competence in communications strategy complements our core consulting practice, creating a distinct palette that Howard Partners can use in a client assignment. Howard Partners is capable of engaging across multiple functions and is accustomed to managing dependencies between functions and teams.
We are a small firm proud of the reputation we have built for finding and delivering the best outcomes for our clients. The cooperation across functional domains and diverse experience we have brings about the most innovative results for our clients.
Howard Partners has made major contributions to public policy knowledge and program design, specifically in the area of research commercialisation, industry policy, and science, technology and innovation policy.
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During 2018 Howard Partners is celebrating 20 years as an independent public policy research, advisory, and management consulting firm.
Howard Partners was honoured to have contributed to the Innovation and Science Australia Strategic Plan, Australia 2030: Prosperity Though Innovation, released in early 2018. Our Consultations Report and Expert Opinion Survey was released at the same time.
Howard Partners is currently working with the National Primary Industries Research and Innovation Committee on a Performance Review of Australia's Rural Innovation System.
In November 2017 the Review Team released an Issues Paper to guide consultations and discussions about the Review. The consultations program has now been completed, involving meetings with over 100 people from research and teaching organisations, business and government.