Nous Group announces 34 promotions across Australia

Nous Group announces 34 promotions across Australia


Nous Group has appointed three new Principals as part of 34 new promotions at the international management consultancy, while also appointing a Chief Economist.

In its annual promotion round, Nous has also appointed 12 new Directors and 19 new Senior Consultants, while also providing new opportunities for staff in its corporate team.

Tim Orton, Managing Director of Nous Group, said the promotions showed that Nous was continuing to support its people to advance their careers despite the headwinds of the COVID-19 economic slowdown.

“I congratulate all our newly promoted Nousers and look forward to working with them to deliver positive influence,” Tim said.

“I thank them for their hard work and for the commitment to our clients they have all demonstrated. It is great to see talented people across multiple offices and multiple consulting roles who are moving into the next stage of their career.”

“Gender equity is important at Nous and we are pleased to report a good mix, with 18 promotions being women and 16 men.”

The new appointments to Principal are:

  • Stefie Hinchy. Based in Brisbane, Stefie is an education and public policy economist. She has worked closely with university and government executives to advise on policy across education, research, innovation and human services. Stefie works to improve outcomes for communities, citizens and students through policy advice, program and service redesign, and evaluation.
  • Davina McArthur. Based in Sydney, Davina has a social public policy background. She has extensive experience in transformation, strategy and organisational performance, leading complex projects for government, universities and the not-for-profit sector. Davina is a co-chair of our Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group and is a co-leader of Nous’ Indigenous Consulting Offer.
  • Heidi Wilcoxon. Based in Sydney, Heidi has 20 years of experience in public, private and not-for-profit organisations in Australia, the UK and the Middle East. With expertise in public health, Heidi has led complex public policy projects and evaluations as a consultant. Her experience spans health strategy and policy, patient experience, cancer control, and health service functional and leadership reviews.

Our new Chief Economist is Steve Corcoran, who has 25 years of economic consulting experience. Based in Canberra, he has assisted government, industry associations, not-for-profit organisations and businesses with quantitative analysis of economic issues, regulations and policy. Steve has expertise in applied microeconomics, cost-benefit analysis, economic modelling, forecasting and economic impact analysis.

Newly appointed as Director are:

  • Julia Bunjevac
  • Kendra Cockburn
  • Mohamed Daif
  • Jackson Ehlers
  • Ethan Fogarty
  • Calvin Lee
  • Ian Mitchell
  • Holly Norrie
  • Tom O’Connor
  • Rosalyn Reed
  • Georgia Stern
  • Athol Whitten

Newly appointed as Senior Consultant are:

  • Ethan Barden
  • Martin Burgess
  • Richard Cornwell
  • Kat Drutschinin
  • Megan Goonetilleke
  • Minolie Govender
  • Steve Hodge
  • Olivia Joel
  • Cameron McBroom
  • Ivan Mukarev
  • Alison Pert
  • Jonathan Posniak
  • James Rendoth
  • Stephanie Rossi
  • Jessica Rozsnyoi
  • Amy Russ
  • Jenny Shen
  • Ben Spoor
  • Simona Tomevska


Headshots of Stefie Hinchy, Davina McArthur, Heidi Wilcoxon and Steve Corcoran

New Principals Stefie Hinchy, Davina McArthur and Heidi Wilcoxon, and new Chief Economist Steve Corcoran.


Published on 6 July 2020