Ailee Salter


Ailee Salter headshot
Ailee uses strong interpersonal skills to build relationships to understand and solve client problems.
She has advised not-for-profit organisations and governments across complex issues. Ailee brings expertise in multi-stakeholder engagement, data analysis, research, policy design, evaluation and implementation. She has worked across health, education, human services and Indigenous policy.

Influential work

  • Used qualitative research and analysis across remote Western Australian high schools to explore how culturally responsive education policy is implemented, leading to recommendations to amend national and state policy to help close the gap on outcomes for First Nations students
  • Managed a team of consultants to create a data governance strategy with an Indigenous data sovereignty focus for an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation
  • Led a team of consultants to analyse a client’s corporate health and recommend a funding model to facilitate physical and financial expansion while remaining cashflow neutral
  • Delivered more than 200 educational seminars to students across Western Australian schools
  • Drafted policy submissions and grant applications for Aboriginal housing policy in the Northern Territory.

Outside of Nous

Prior to Nous Ailee volunteered and sat on the executive team of Western Australian University Consultants (WAUC) which provides pro-bono strategic management consulting services to charities in WA.

At university, Ailee provided tutoring to undergraduate political science and international relations students at the School of Indigenous Studies. Ailee is passionate about travel and the opportunities it brings to gain a deeper understanding of people, places and culture. She has lived in Spain and East Africa, and currently sits on the board of a small charity Initiate Australia, which operates in Kenya.

In her spare time...

Ailee enjoys mixing social time with her hobbies of pottery, yoga and hiking. She loves getting lost in a good fiction book, playing with her dogs and continuing to learn Spanish and Swahili.