We are an international management consultancy
We work with leaders in the private, public and community sectors on issues that have a substantial positive influence on people’s lives.
With our broad consulting capability and large international network, we can solve your most complex strategic challenges and partner with you through transformational change.
A 10-year strategy to improve outcomes for young Australians impacted by cancer
Our WorkEngagement with 2,000 young people shapes $40m investment by NSW Office for Regional Youth Helping faith-based schools ensure long-term sustainability for the community
InsightsOn superannuation fund mergers, after the party poppers comes the hard work Reducing your carbon footprint? Start with shifting your culture.
Integrated journey maps support new information-sharing technologies to improve children’s safety
Our WorkConsulting 800 stakeholders to evaluate a sensitive government health program Evaluation of NSW out-of-home foster care pilot program to improve outcomes for young people
InsightsThe 10 success factors for building evaluation capabilities in the public sector For regulators, good outcomes hinge on a strong regulatory culture
Measuring the jobs and skills needed to build the next generation of public infrastructure
Our WorkAnalysing the business case for a new Australian university campus We developed an evidence base and strategy to inform Victoria’s offshore wind program
InsightsMaking regional development grants good policy as well as good politics Greater than the sum of the parts: Evaluating the collective impact of complex programs
24% sales jump and $2m in cost savings by transforming a retailer’s operating model
Our WorkA new strategy and operating model position a major global defence contractor for growth Enabling a university to save corporate costs and improve service
InsightsInside a government data agency’s transformation Here’s how university mental health services can rise to the challenge of surging demand
A journey map helps a health service transform its emergency departments
Our WorkSupporting a regional bank to align its leadership around a new strategy Refreshing a large miner’s approach to social investment
InsightsThe three questions every organisation needs to ask to create an authentic and impactful ESG strategy Eight key questions to help super funds navigate volatility – and prosper
Building Defence’s capacity to lead through dynamic, uncertain and disrupted environments
Our WorkExecuting transformation at the TAC through frontline leaders Organisational Development Strategy delivers major uplift in engagement, culture and performance
InsightsWe have made little progress on women in STEM – it’s time to try positive discrimination The four capabilities every leader needs to adapt to rapid change University as connector: How universities can align industry needs and student demands using data
Analysing labour market data to support RMIT’s course development
Our WorkData analysis helps the New South Wales Department of Industry to map modern career paths Digital tools help Vinnies provide rapid support during bushfires
InsightsHow dynamic profiling can give super funds an edge to connect with low-engagement members University as connector: How universities can align industry needs and student demands using data
Visually compelling digital strategy sets up GOTAFE to be a leading training provider
Our WorkDigital dashboard helps government agency manage its boards Helping Services Australia to modernise its technology
InsightsPreventing your organisation from becoming a digital dinosaur Platforms have disrupted the world. It is time for banks to adapt.
Local solutions improve planning approvals across Victoria
Our WorkIntegrated journey maps support new information-sharing technologies to improve children’s safety Sprint approach helps a research-intensive UK university break through barriers to change
InsightsDesign for people who are systematically overlooked, and you will have designed for everyone Elevating student voice in higher education: Five strategies for turning good intentions into good outcomes
Yael has more than 30 years of experience in intergovernmental relations, strategic planning, multi-stakeholder engagement and social policy review and development for central agencies and line departments.
Her experience includes complex program delivery, requiring collaboration between federal and state governments and service providers across the health and community service sectors. Yael has worked on intergovernmental relations issues, including the negotiation of health reform packages; review of the federal relations architecture; and community services, including child safety, social impact policy and Indigenous affairs.
Sam is a trusted policy adviser and economist with more than 25 years of experience across senior public and private sector roles.
He specialises in regulatory design and reform, economic analysis and public policy advice to support a range of clients to deliver on their key agendas. Sam is passionate about public policy with a focus on business regulation, environment, circular economy and energy policy.
Philippa is an organisational development expert and co-lead of Nous’ organisational performance and leadership work.
She brings 20 years’ experience in senior human resources (HR) leadership and consulting roles, specialising in reform, leadership, capability and change.
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A bigger idea of success: What this means for us and our clients