We are pleased to announce the appointment of leadership development specialist Dr Peter Collins as a Principal in our Melbourne office. Peter is skilled in facilitation, leadership development and cultural transformation, driven by integrity and ethics.

Peter has worked with private and public sector organisations in Australia, the UK, Europe, South America and Asia. He was previously a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he worked extensively with ANZ, BHP, Wesfarmers Insurance, the Department of Defence and the Department of Environment. Peter was Director of the Vincent Fairfax Fellowship in Ethical Leadership from 2009 to 2021. He lectures at the University of Oxford, HEC Paris and business schools in Frankfurt and Warsaw.

“I am thrilled to join Nous to support its clients to solve their most difficult problems and gain a more expansive view of their reform potential,” Peter said. “From my experience across the world, I have seen that leaders need expert assistance and grounded advice to be effective, to lead teams through unpredictable and challenging times, and to build cultures that are high-performing and ethical.”

Tim Orton, the CEO and Managing Principal of Nous Group, said Peter’s appointment would further strengthen Nous’ Leadership and Capability practice.

“Peter is a world-class expert in leadership development, with decades of experience in Australia and around the globe. At a time when ethics ought to be high on the agenda of every organisation as they grapple with major challenges, Peter’s deep thinking, formal qualifications and practical experience in ethics will be invaluable. I am excited he has chosen to join our Leadership and Capability practice to build on the work of practice leaders Tessa Dehring and Philippa Prothero.”

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