Georgia Stern


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Georgia has over 10 years of experience in health, human services and education.
She has a keen interest in social justice and brings experience in creating programs and service structures in complex public policy areas. With a collaborative and consultative approach, she enjoys building relationships and understanding how others see the world. She has expertise in managing large policy and program reviews and evaluations and has worked on projects with government departments and not-for-profit organisations.

Influential work

  • Reviewed and redesigned the NSW domestic and family violence service system, resulting in near-term recommendations and a bold longer-term vision
  • Developed a program logic and evaluation plan for a statewide mental health program, and conducted a process, outcome and economic evaluation that delivered recommendations to improve the program’s implementation and effectiveness
  • Evaluated a homelessness program for a large not-for-profit organisation to improve service delivery and outcomes for homeless veterans
  • Identified practical changes to the operating model and organisational design of a health department so it could better serve ministers and executives
  • Developed an industry development strategy for Aboriginal community controlled child and family services organisations delivering out-of-home care services to support improved outcomes for Aboriginal children, young people and families.

Outside of Nous

Georgia worked for five years in the not-for-profit sector, where she developed, implemented and managed a $2 million education program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Georgia holds a Master of Development Studies from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communications (Journalism) from the University of Technology Sydney.

In her spare time...

Outside of the office, you’ll find Georgia running after her toddler, relaxing on the couch with a book and a cup of coffee, or enjoying Sydney’s beaches.