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Michael Hood

Consultant
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Michael is a Consultant in Nous’ Perth office with experience in the health; energy, resources & utilities; and human services sectors.

He has worked extensively in regional and remote parts of Western Australia (WA) and has engaged with Aboriginal leaders, service providers and vulnerable populations. Michael is a critical thinker with strong interpersonal skills and has been recognised for the candour and curiosity that he brings to engagements.

Influential work

  • Conducted a social impact and opportunities assessment for a large ASX-listed mining company’s proposed mine, including engaging extensively with Indigenous people
  • Reviewed WA’s Community Alcohol and Drug Services by engaging over 300 stakeholders WA to explore how the services are being delivered and identify opportunities to enhance, expand or reconfigure them to better meet community need
  • Produced a multi-agency regional development plan on behalf of the WA Government, outlining WA’s strategic context, regional development opportunities, barriers and strategic initiatives
  • Created a roadmap to help the WA Government respond to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
  • Refined a program model and developed a business case to support Aboriginal patients travelling from the country to the city for health treatment.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous as a University of WA Bachelor of Commerce graduate, Michael studied economics and accounting and was the valedictorian at the University of Western Australia. Michael has previous experience as the Treasurer and Finance Manager of a small Perth-based charity that aims to break the stigma surrounding homelessness, and now sits on their Advisory Board.

During university he placed competed in the Microsoft Protege Case Competition, where his team placed in the top 16 teams nationally. Michael was also named as a Top 100 Future Leader.

In his spare time...

Michael keeps fit and socialises by playing hockey, and enjoys spending time at the beach and playing board games.

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