Will Prothero


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Will is a strategy and transformation advisor with 19 years of digital transformation experience in the public sector. He collaborates with business leaders to refine and realise their strategies through organisational transformations enabled by technology.
Will is passionate about collaborating in complex stakeholder environments to solve difficult and important problems, and about designing and enabling transformation programs that realise enduring benefits.

Influential work

  • Advised a federal government department on over $1 billion in ICT investment; including evaluating strategic options for a large transformation programme, and developing business case options, a narrative and benefits for whole-of-government digital experience transformation
  • Delivered the final design, implementation plan and benefits-realisation plan for a data integration and analysis capability in a complex stakeholder environment.
  • Established the digital strategy, capability and solutions for a new Australian Government corporate entity
  • Led a process improvement program for the alignment of ICT investment proposals with organisation-wide ICT strategy, improving process throughput, project costing accuracy and stakeholder engagement
  • Advised a global Fortune 100 company on new business applications in Malaysia for its industrial internet of things (IIOT) technology platform.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Will was a public servant at the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources in digital-related roles for the department and its portfolio agencies, including strategy and technology advisor, proposal manager, project manager, service desk manager and quality assurance manager.

Will holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from Melbourne Business School, a Bachelor of Management from the University of Canberra and a Diploma of Information Technology (software development) from Spherion.

In his spare time...

Will enjoys camping, cooking American BBQ and mountain biking; and travelling and adventures with his family.