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Bernard Salt

Bernard Salt is widely regarded as one of Australia's leading social commentators by business, the media and the broader community.

He is a high-profile Melbourne-based Partner with the global advisory firm KPMG where he founded the specialist advisory business, KPMG Demographics.

Bernard writes two weekly columns for The Australian newspaper that deal with social, generational and broader demographic matters.

He is an adjunct professor at Curtin University Business School and he holds a Master of Arts degree from Monash University.

Bernard Salt is one of the most in-demand speakers on the Australian corporate speaking circuit and has been so for more than a decade. He is perhaps best known to the wider community for his penchant for identifying and tagging new tribes and social behaviours such as 'the seachange shift', 'the man drought', 'pumcins' and 'the goats cheese curtain'.

Bernard has popularised demographics through his books, columns and media appearances for 25 years. His body of work is encapsulated in six popular best-selling books beginning with The Big Shift published in 2001, The Big Picture published in 2006, Man Drought published in 2008, The Big Tilt published in 2011, Decent Obsessions published 2013 through to his most recent work More Decent Obsessions published in 2014.

Bernard Salt is a writer, a speaker, a business advisor and a media commentator