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.
Local solutions improve planning approvals across Victoria
Our WorkA new regulatory model for transport safety Streamlining regulation for Victorian small businesses
InsightsFor regulators, good outcomes hinge on a strong regulatory culture The first decade of the NDIS offers seven lessons every social policy reformer needs to understand
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
InsightsOrganisational redesign: Six pitfalls – and how to avoid them 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 Measuring the gap between rural and urban health spending for the National Rural Health Alliance
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
InsightsEthical fading: What is it and how can we counter it? Delivering on purpose: How can banks best support customers experiencing vulnerability?
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
InsightsThe four capabilities every leader needs to adapt to rapid change The power of behavioural ethics in leadership decision-making
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
Peter is passionate about leadership development, leading teams and helping clients solve their most difficult problems and obtain a more expansive view of their reform potential.
An enthusiastic team player, he has worked with private and public sector organisations and family firms in Australia, UK, Europe, South America and Asia. He is skilled in facilitation, leadership development and cultural transformation and driven by integrity and ethics.
Maria is committed to collaborating with stakeholders to improve education, health and wellbeing.
She has extensive experience in policy and program design in the public sector, where she has enabled practical, implementable, equitable and culturally sensitive solutions. She also has recent experience in leading First Nations’ policy design, health and education policy and programs.
Dan McDaniel DSC AM DSM
Dan is a highly experienced former military leader who has had senior roles in the Australian and US Defence systems, including leading Australia’s special forces.
He collaborates with exceptional people to help solve their organisations’ greatest challenges. Dan has worked extensively in the ‘business of Defence’. He is skilled at strategy and leadership development, change management and critical analysis of complex programs. When in Defence he was passionate about doing great things for Australia, its partners and interests. He brings that same drive to Nous.
How can the energy sector meet changing citizen demands?
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