Emily Hansen

Senior Consultant

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Emily’s professional experience spans the resources, government and not-for-profit sectors.
Through her recent work with the latter, she has developed a structured approach to stakeholder engagement while ensuring that collaboration and capacity-building remain a core focus. Emily has previous experience working with First Nations young people in a community-facing role in the Northern Territory, which provided her with insight into challenges and sensitivities that are unique to First Nations Territorians.

Influential work

  • Coordinated and delivered programs aimed to improve educational outcomes for First Nations students
  • Assisted with the development of a healthcare model designed to increase access to healthcare in remote communities
  • Supported the implementation of a 10-year strategy for the children and families sector in the Northern Territory
  • Developed an updated procurement strategy for housing contracts to improve service delivery in remote communities.

Outside of Nous

Emily is passionate about using education as a tool to break the disadvantage cycle. This has motivated her to volunteer as a tutor for refugee and migrant students and work with schools to increase educational outcomes for students experiencing disadvantage.

In Emily’s most recent role, she co-developed a workplace initiative to advance team members’ understanding of local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories and knowledge.

In her spare time...

Having recently moved to the Top End, Emily enjoys getting outdoors camping, hiking or exploring remote areas. She also loves reading, seeing live music and attempting to play AFL.