Anthony Pember

Senior Manager, Decision Analytics, Grant Thornton LLP , Alexandria, Virginia

Anthony is respected as an innovator and thought leader in the area of cost management and has extensive consulting experience leading a variety of business and information technology initiatives within the higher education, commercial, and not-for-profit sectors. Anthony has supported and advised Higher Education, Department of Defense, Homeland Security, Federal Government, Oil and Gas, Biotechnology, and Insurance clients with their cost management and performance improvement projects in the United States, Australia, Canada, Mexico and Great Britain. Anthony has worked with multiple universities in both the United States and Australia in analyzing the state of their data in preparation for anticipated cost model builds as well as continuing on to develop higher education cost and predictive models for the universities. Anthony’s areas of expertise include activity based costing, cost allocation models, predictive modeling, performance management, and cost analysis.

Anthony has presented to a wide variety of audiences on the use of cost management tools and techniques to enhance organizational improvement and cost effectiveness. Anthony has published several articles on the use of management accounting principles to drive environmental performance – a novel approach to using traditional management tools in a new way. Anthony currently serves on the Board of the Consortium of Advanced Management – International (CAM-I), a preeminent non-profit cost, performance, and process research organization