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Alina Wang

Senior Consultant
Alina has experience in organisational performance, culture change, leadership and human-centred design.

As a registered psychologist with a Master of Organisational Psychology, her academic research background and understanding of human behaviour enables her to maintain a scientist-practitioner approach, using evidence-based methodologies and tools to inform her work. Alina is a strong advocate for the application of human-centred design (HCD) principles when working with clients to deeply understand their needs or problems statements and create innovative solutions with people in mind.

Influential Work

  • Co-managed several international risk culture reviews alongside senior leaders of global teams to evaluate their risk culture, drawing behavioural insights and designing a recommended action plan
  • Was lead analyst in the evaluation of an educational learning tool for NSW Department of Education including testing and optimisation to ensure fit-for-purpose and usability standards
  • Designed and facilitated interactive co-design workshops with senior leaders of a leading education provider to inform development of an organisation-wide 12-month strategic roadmap
  • Designed and facilitated HCD training workshops for Citibank's technology and innovation team, assisting the uplift of internal capability and competency
  • Design and facilitated a modular, interactive wellbeing and resilience workshop program for individuals experiencing career transition, now retained by the organisation as an ongoing offering.

Outside of Nous

Prior to Nous, Alina worked in the Macquarie Group’s Risk Culture team, which provided a detailed internal view of how different divisions function in the financial sector, how aspects of a team's governance or culture can impact risk and performance, and how to manage sensitive subject matters with senior stakeholders. She also worked as an Experience Design Consultant, using HCD principles to solve for different user needs and business challenges. She remains a strong advocate for the application of a HCD lens to create purposeful solutions with people in mind.

Alina is also a Registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and holds a Master of Organisational Psychology from Macquarie University.

In her spare time...

Alina loves being in nature and bush walking or climbing mountains with her partner. She also looks forward to being a pup-parent soon.

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