Rodger Paul


NousGroup Background Pattern
Rodger brings a breadth of experience from across the health system, having worked in policy, service delivery and peer advocacy.
He has a keen interest in public policy, with a goal to improve health strategy, structure and operating models through a systems-based approach. Rodger’s background in public health and health research contributes to his passion for evidence-based reform and program design. He has extensive experience in evaluation and strategy, and is highly skilled in sensitive stakeholder engagement and policy analysis.

Influential Work

  • Delivered a wide-ranging review and evaluation of a national mental health and wellbeing program, exploring barriers and enablers to uptake that supported continuous improvement and opportunities for digital implementation
  • Led the review of an emergency service department’s operational and clinical governance performance
  • Managed the delivery of a statewide mental health and wellbeing plan
  • Managed the lapsing evaluation of a cancer support service, involving sensitive stakeholder consultation regarding lived experience to better understand and improve cancer pathways and consumer experience
  • Established a monitoring, evaluation and learning framework for agricultural hubs across Australia to aid their early-stage establishment and guide their governance and performance management.

Outside of Nous

Rodger sits on the Committee of the Public Health Association of Australia (Victorian Branch), where he advocates for a wide range of public health issues across the state.

He holds a Master of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from University of Melbourne and has published his research in multiple international medical journals and presented his work at national and international conferences. He has also played an active role on the Board of Kingston Heath Golf Club.

Prior to joining Nous, Rodger was a research assistant at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and an intern at the Victorian Healthcare Association in its Policy and Advocacy team.

In his spare time...

Rodger enjoys spending time with his partner, walking their dog Murphy, cycling, playing golf and heading to the ‘G to watch the Bombers.