Sally Pritchard

Chief People Officer

NousGroup Background Pattern
Since July 2016 Sally has been Chief People Officer at Nous Group, where she leads the people team to deliver the full suite of human resources (HR) services.
Sally drives Nous’ people strategy with a focus on recruitment, performance, culture and development. She is passionate about organisational culture and creating compelling work places and rewarding employment experiences. From July 2010 Sally was a principal consultant focused on organisational performance.

Influential work

  • Designed a new service delivery model and organisation structure for the Department of Environment and Primary Industries Regional Service Delivery Transformation, with accompanying change management activities. Subsequently re-engaged to identify opportunities to optimise regional service delivery, given machinery of government changes
  • Drove cultural change at a Queensland Government agency through identification of current and future culture, creation of new organisational values and a detailed roadmap for change. Employees were involved in shaping the new culture to help them understand how the culture was defined, and why
  • Developed a system-wide talent management framework to guide the early identification and development of talent within the education sector
  • Reviewed a major service delivery division of a large federal government department to identify the optimal operating model and resulting cultural and broader change implications.

Outside of Nous

Sally spent seven years with a global HR consulting firm, where she focused on talent management and workforce strategy, having built a solid understanding of job design and analysis and remuneration structures. She spent the previous seven years with TMP, a global HR/recruitment consultancy, in a variety of roles.

After completing her Bachelor of Commerce at The University of Melbourne, Sally commenced her career working for a conference management organisation and then leading a small team within the direct marketing function of a publishing company.

During her career Sally spent time living and working in New York while raising a young family.

In her spare time...

Sally loves to travel, ski and eat: her dream holiday is to ski in the Dolomites. She is a recent Pilates convert and it has become her latest passion.