Claire Noone


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Claire is a leading thinker in regulatory design and practice, governance and integrity management. She provides strategic and operational advice to government, regulators and businesses.
She draws on her wealth of public sector leadership experience to help organisations align strategic planning and delivery, focusing on measuring outcomes. She is adept at engaging and collaborating with others to solve complex problems. Claire has a deep knowledge of the justice system and dispute resolution and an enduring interest in competition and consumer policy.

Influential work

  • Developed a strategic planning and measurement framework to drive regulatory outcomes and organisational alignment to improve transport safety
  • Reviewed the consumer engagement approach in utilities regulation to maximise representation of the consumer voice in decisions
  • Advised on organisational design for an Australian court to establish a world-leading approach to supporting judicial decision making
  • Led and drove the development and implementation of major national policy and regulatory reform
  • Led the establishment of new government agencies in the justice portfolio.

Outside of Nous

Immediately prior to joining Nous, Claire was the deputy secretary, regulation in the Victorian Department of Justice and Regulation; prior to which she was the acting secretary of the department. As the director of Consumer Affairs Victoria she played a significant role in a number of reforms and national initiatives including the development and implementation of the Australian Consumer Law. She has held leadership roles at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, WorkSafe and the Australian Manufacturing Council.

Claire has a PhD and a Master of Business Administration, a Diploma of Education, and Bachelors of Laws and of Arts. She was admitted as a lawyer in the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of Victoria.

In her spare time...

Claire enjoys singing and laughing with family and friends. Her interests include how the justice system works and sustaining rural and regional communities. At home she likes to cook and write stories.