Aurel Brudan2017-12-09T15:19:09+00:00

Project Description

About Aurel

Brudan combines a passion for performance improvement at personal, business and global level, with a keen interest in culture, systems and innovation.

Aurel Brudan is a leading global expert in performance measurement and improvement. Through his activity as the founder and CEO of The KPI Institute group of companies, he transformed the way thousands of organisations globally use Key Performance Indicators and analytics for better decision making and communication. Mr. Brudan’s professional background combines a mix of roles, as a management practitioner, researcher, consultant and entrepreneur.

Mr. Brudan started his career as a management practitioner, involved in both strategy and operational management in all major economic sectors: private, public and non-profit, before continuing his career as a management researcher.

As a researcher, Mr. Brudan conducted both short-term and multi-annual longitudinal studies, publishing in both practitioner publications and academic journals. Under his coordination, the research team at The KPI Institute created an output library of over 300 items, among which over 100 books and an online database of over 8,000 documented KPIs, in 16 functional areas.

As a consultant, Mr. Brudan conducted over 20 management system implementations using solutions such as the Balanced Scorecard, operational dashboards and functional performance scorecards. His work in performance improvement in Europe, USA and Australia, complemented by 15 years of management consulting experience across 25 industries have been recognized by the by Australian Institute of Management with the status of Fellow.

As an educator, Mr. Brudan facilitated hundreds of sessions on topics such as Managing in Contemporary Organizations, Performance Management, KPIs, Balanced Scorecard, Enterprise Architecture, Data Visualization and Data Analysis at both university and executive education level.


Mr. Brudan has recently completed doctoral studies at the University of Melbourne, researching integrated performance management systems. Mr. Brudan also studied at the National Graduate School of Management of the Australian National University and at Melbourne Business School, earning graduate diplomas in Advanced Learning and Leadership and in Commercialization for Research Students. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and honors in Marketing from the Babes-Bolyai University in Romania.

Mr. Brudan is a TOGAF 9 certified Enterprise Architect, a PRINCE2 certified Project Manager and an ATD certified Master Trainer. He also holds certifications in Strategy Management, Balanced Scorecard, Performance Management, KPIs and Data Visualization.


Advisory services provided among others to:

  • Executive Council, Ajman Government, Ajman
  • WebAruba, Aruba
  • Australia Post, Australia
  • National Australia Bank, Australia
  • Department of Treasury and Finance, Victorian Government, Australia
  • Brisbane City Council, Australia
  • Tesena Innovindo, Indonesia
  • SABIS, Lebanon
  • Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, Malaysia
  • StarNet, Moldova
  • Opportunity Microcredit, Romania
  • Saudi Food and Drug Administration, Saudi Arabia
  • Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund, UAE

Training courses delivered in:

  • 23 countries on 5 continents