Chris Dun


NousGroup Background Pattern
Chris has more than 10 years’ experience working in governance, strategy development and implementation for organisations in the government, not-for-profit and private sectors.
He has proven analytical skills and an ability to clearly identify the elements in play and their intrinsic connectivity. The study of mathematical constructs for Chris’ PhD has honed his ability to establish frameworks which organise substantial amounts of complex data and information into practical, easy-to-understand insights.

Influential work

  • Worked with a major aged care provider in Western Australia (WA) to successfully implement their transition to person-centred care
  • Developed governance training material for voluntary boards across WA
  • Worked with a government agency to develop their annual strategic plan in an environment of uncertainty, aligning planning to the corporate strategy
  • Worked with a large national education institution to review their organisation structures and governance to ensure alignment with the mission
  • Worked with a government agency to develop customer personas to better understand needs and tailor services to address those needs.

Outside of Nous

Before joining Nous Chris worked in a variety of consulting roles including as an internal consultant to a large government agency. Prior to this he worked at Rio Tinto in a variety of roles.

Chris holds a PhD in Mathematics from The Australian National University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from The University of Western Australia. He lectured in management consulting and statistics to MBA students for two years.

Chris has recently stepped down from the board of his school where he spent three years as chair, and was instrumental in transitioning the school to become an independent public school.

In his spare time...

Chris spends a lot of time riding his bike when he’s not working or looking after his two children. He runs a CoderDojo at his local primary school.