International management consultancy Nous Group is pleased to announce Mark Booth, the former CEO of Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), will join the firm as Principal on 9 August.

Mr Booth brings extensive experience as a consultant, executive and leading public servant in health, having worked in Australia, the UK, New Zealand and the United States. He is an expert in delivering complex policy advice to governments, leading organisational and cultural change, dealing with complex multinational stakeholder environments, and motivating and leading teams.

Prior to his time as CEO of FSANZ, Mr Booth was First Assistant Secretary in the Australian Department of Health’s Health Systems Policy Division and Primary and Mental Health Care Division.

Nous Managing Principal & CEO Tim Orton said: “Mark’s broad experience and global perspective will further strengthen our leading team of experts in health and in industry. We are continually growing our team and seeking to deepen our global connections to provide comprehensive support for our clients in delivering outcomes for the communities and citizens they serve.

“We are delighted to add Mark’s deep understanding of the health sector and multinational industry to our existing expertise. We look forward to leveraging his skills to benefit of our clients.”

Mr Booth will be based in Canberra and will work with clients across Australia and internationally.

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