Joel Barolsky

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)

Barolsky Advisors Pty Ltd


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Joel Barolsky is the Managing Director of Barolsky Advisors, a Senior Fellow of the University of Melbourne and an Associate of Mt Eliza Executive Education.

He is internationally recognised as an outstanding advisor, facilitator and educator to professional service firms, practice teams and client relationship partners. He is a noted expert in the fields of business strategy, client relationship strategy, marketing, business development and pricing. He is renowned for big-picture thinking and creative problem solving. Joel has been a speaker at numerous industry conferences and is frequently quoted in the professionals services press.

Joel has advised over 100 of Australia's leading professional service organisations including King & Wood Mallesons, Booze & Co, Davies Collison Cave, Parsons Brinkerhoff, Grant Thornton, Allen & Overy, Clayton Utz, Clemenger BBDO, Allen & Gledhill, GHD, Minter Ellison and Arup. Over 70% of his client are repeat clients or come directly from referrals from existing clients.

For a period of 16 years Joel was a Principal at Beaton Research & Consulting, Australia's leading provider of management consultancy services to professional service firms. Prior to Beaton, Joel was on faculty at the Melbourne Business School and the Wits Business School in Johannesburg. His career commenced with IBM Australia.

For further information check out Joel's blog, his Linkedin profile and his Price High or Low app (iOS).

Teaching (2023)