William Sun

Senior Consultant
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William combines strong analytical and communication skills to identify insights and develop robust solutions on client engagements.

He has experience working in the retail and government sectors and a detailed understanding of strategic work; including market entry, mergers and acquisitions, and operations and implementation focused work, such as operating model redesign and business process reviews. He also brings strong stakeholder management skills: he works closely with executives and department leaders and maintains effective communication channels.

Influential work

  • Engaged in the supply chain and commercial due diligence of a $1 billion logistics business to assess an acquisition-based growth opportunity for one of Australia’s leading grocery retailers
  • Analysed market pricing dynamics, reviewed existing supply chain capabilities and assessed technological systems requirements to identify an untapped $600 million market opportunity for a grocery retailer
  • Analysed a government department’s administrative division, identifying operating model inefficiencies and creating refreshed role mandates to realise $23 million in savings over three years
  • Addressed operational pinch points in a $1 billion turnover fashion retailer’s merchandising workstream, reducing operating cadence by three weeks
  • Analysed market trends across consumer preferences, technological advancements, ESG awareness and supply chain conditions to refresh a liquor retailer’s 10-year strategy

Outside of Nous

Outside of Nous, William serves as the National President of the Australia-China Youth Association, overseeing the operations of 20 Chapters across Australian universities and Chinese cities. He also leads implementation of several national initiatives to facilitate cross-cultural exchange, career and personal development, and engagement in bilateral dialogue among members.

William also mentors students at BusinessOne, a student-led Consulting association at the University of Melbourne, and is currently completing a graduate diploma in Data Science at Monash University. He already holds a Bachelor of Commerce (economics and finance) and a Diploma in Languages (Mandarin Chinese) from the University of Melbourne.

In his spare time...

William enjoys being active, playing a range of sports such as snowboarding, basketball and calisthenics. He also likes to tinker with devices such as watches and mechanical keyboards.