Founder & CEO
The KPI Institute
Aurel Brudan is the founder and CEO of The KPI Institute, the global
authority on Key Performance Indicators research and education. Under
his coordination the Institute research team documented over 7,000
KPI examples from 15 functional areas and 24 industries, reviewed
1,000+ performance reports from 125 countries and referenced 20,000+
resources, the result being www.smartKPIs.com, the premier destination
for quality performance management and measurement resources. Other
research programs resulted in the development of two maturity models for
performance management and measurement, as well as the establishment
of the KPI Management Framework to provide the theoretical base for
the Certificate in Key Performance Indicators Management.
As a consultant, Aurel conducted numerous performance management
system implementations using solutions such as the Balanced Scorecard,
operational dashboards and functional performance scorecards. Among
his most important clients are Australia Post, the Australian Federal
Administration, the Victorian State Government, Brisbane City Council,
National Australia Bank, Qatar Supreme Council Of Health and SABIS.
As an educator, Aurel has accumulated hundreds of hours of experience
in a variety of settings, from open and in-house training delivery to
tutoring management for the University of Melbourne. Aurel is a member
of the Academy of Management, the Australian New Zealand Academy
of Management, the Australian Marketing Institute and Fellow of the
Australian Institute of Management.
Aurel has tertiary qualifications in both Economics and Marketing,
complemented by postgraduate certificates in Advanced Learning and
Leadership, as well as in Research Commercialization from the Melbourne
Business School in Australia. Aurel is also in the final stages of his PhD.
candidature, researching Integrated Performance Management Systems
at the University of Melbourne.