Media release: Liza Carroll to join Nous Group as Principal in November

Media release: Liza Carroll to join Nous Group as Principal in November


Nous Group is pleased to announce the appointment of renowned public sector leader Liza Carroll as Principal. She will join Nous in early November.

Ms Carroll brings extensive experience in Commonwealth and Queensland government and is known as a leading thinker in social services, housing, education, Indigenous Affairs, program delivery and operations. She has also worked in higher education.

Ms Carroll will join Nous from her current role as the Director General of Queensland’s Department of Housing and Public Works, which she has held since August 2015. Prior to that she held the role of Associate Secretary, Indigenous Affairs, at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in Canberra.

Nous Managing Director Tim Orton says of the appointment: “Liza brings broad experience that is well aligned to Nous’ values and desire to work with clients on issues that directly impact communities and citizens. At a time when governments across the world are dealing with more complexity, pace and pressure than ever, we are pleased to be able to bring Liza’s expertise and passion to a broad range of client challenges and opportunities.”

Ms Carroll will be based in Brisbane and will work with clients across Australia and on relevant international projects, led through Nous’ offices in London and Toronto.

Headshot of Liza Carroll

Date: 1 September 2020

Media contact: Sarah Simon | 02 8281 8032 |