Daniel Cragg


NousGroup Background Pattern
Daniel uses strategy and financial analysis to evaluate business decisions. He has managed large, complex projects across health and education.
A strong communicator, Daniel brings experience in stakeholder engagement and facilitation. He draws on more than 10 years of experience working on private and public projects in Australia and Canada to deliver insights for clients.

Influential work

  • Developed a business case to divest a major Western Australia (WA) Department of Health asset and replace it with more contemporary service delivery model
  • Managed the operations portfolio review of an innovative research university, benchmarking data to identify opportunities for improvement and engaging widely to agree on a future service model based around a shared services centre
  • Designed a financial model linking a university’s student, academic, research and professional service dimensions to analyse the financial and resourcing impacts of its strategic decisions
  • Reviewed a large Australian Government department’s operating model, informing a new service delivery model and organisational structure that resulted in a 61% drop in process time
  • Conducted top-down analysis to inform a university’s international student acquisition strategy, identifying emerging opportunities over a ten-year horizon.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Daniel worked as an analyst for a property development firm, developing financial models and business cases for investors. He also held financial roles in IT and mining companies located in Vancouver and Perth.

Daniel holds Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Finance degrees from Curtin University.

In his spare time...

Daniel enjoys spending time at the beach with his partner and son. His other interests include cycling, guitar, film and sports.