Alice Arch


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Alice is a thoughtful and engaging Director who is experienced in organisational performance, leadership and strategy.
She has a research background in psychology and brings a strong people focus to all her work. She is a highly-organised project manager who brings strong critical thinking skills, complemented by her ability to effectively build collaborative relationships. She also brings lived experience in high-performance settings from her time as an elite athlete on the Australian Rowing Team.

Influential work

  • Project-managed and partnered with the Department of Agriculture Water and Environment on a 10-month long program of reform projects for the Corporate Services Group, including enterprise performance measurement development and business planning uplift
  • Provided guidance and support for a PMO function within a law enforcement agency undertaking significant organisational change, facilitating workshops to support a bottom-up approach to project development
  • Reviewed the COVID-19 work arrangements for a large public sector organisation, leading to a suite a of recommendations for improving staff wellbeing and productivity
  • Project-managed the development of an organisation-wide Learning and Development strategy, Capability Framework and Mobility Framework for a large and diverse federal government department.

Outside of Nous

Before joining Nous, Alice was an elite rower representing Australia at world championship level. She has an Honours degree and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne, where she also held research assistance roles in field of positive psychology.

Alice has a passion for supporting athlete wellbeing, which has led her to complete a Certificate IV in Career Development alongside a cohort of athlete wellbeing practitioners and support personnel. Alice has extensive experience coordinating rowing programs and mentoring younger athletes, most recently at Radford College, Canberra; and the Australian Capital Territory Academy of Sport.

Alice is also a Certified Professional in Agile Project and Delivery Management (ICP-APM).

In her spare time...

Alice enjoys trail running with her Border Collie, Freddie and spending time outdoors. She also enjoys remaining connected with the rowing community through various coaching and athlete representative roles.