Paul Taylor


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Paul is a strategy and transformation consultant with experience across multiple industries in Australasia and North America.
He relocated from Australia to Canada in 2020 to expand Nous Group’s rapidly-expanding Toronto office. Paul combines formal education in economics and business strategy with 10 years advising clients on strategy, government policy, organisational design, and large-scale transformation agendas. Clients value Paul’s combination of strong emotional intelligence and business acumen with a passion for helping leaders and teams perform at their best.

Influential work

  • Designed and delivered a significant transformation program for a research-intensive university in Canada
  • Conducted the 2020 Review of the Australian National Partnership on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education on behalf of Australian governments
  • Managed the independent review of a workplace health and safety regulator, including reporting to parliament on establishing an independent watchdog
  • Managed the independent review of a federal government division to improve the operating model for veterans’ access to pharmaceuticals
  • Authored a five-year strategy and roadmap for regional schools to support a new executive leadership team of government department of education.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous Paul consulted to large private and not-for-profit organisations across Australia, Asia and North America. His influential work included managing the research transition program to take frozen blood from the lab to the field to support deployed forces undertaking humanitarian missions, and managing the accreditation process for Australia’s first Non-Invasive Prenatal Analysis (NIPA) for blood group genotyping to determine the RhD status of the fetus.

Paul holds a Master of Economics from Australian National University and a Bachelor of Management and International Business from University of New South Wales.

In his spare time...

Paul relocated from Canberra to Toronto with his partner and dog in 2020. Their time has been filled with ice skating failures, trial runs in the snow and exploring the Great North.