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Andrew McMahon

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Andrew has more than 10 years of experience working across senior state and federal government roles.

He has had responsibility for whole-of-agency functions including research, evaluation and data analysis, governance and management. He applies this expertise across human services, health sector performance, workplace gender equality and economic statistics.

Influential work

  • Led the development of the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Communities and Justice Research Strategy and Evaluation Strategy
  • Led the delivery of process, outcome and economic evaluations across the domains of social housing, homelessness and child protection
  • Led the development of competitor analysis benchmark reports that allowed all Australian private sector organisations with 100 or more employees to compare their gender equality performance with their peers
  • Developed the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s Data Governance Framework and Data Management policies
  • Led the development of health system performance indicators covering primary health care and hospital performance and including avoidable hospitalisations, costs of acute hospital admission and in-hospital mortality.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Andrew led the Evaluation, Evidence and Research branch of the NSW Department of Communities and Justice with a focus on ensuring that policy and program design is based on a strong evidence base. Prior, he held various federal government roles across the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, the National Health Performance Authority and the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Andrew holds a Master of Applied Statistics from Macquarie University and is due to complete a Master of Data Science, Strategy and Leadership from RMIT by mid-2021.

In his spare time...

When Andrew manages to find some time between parenting, work and study he enjoys playing sport badly and is currently dragging down the quality of futsal and cricket teams in Sydney’s inner-west.

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