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Claire Noone


I love talking with people and really understanding what is the problem we’re trying to solve. I am a regulator at heart and believe that a civil society needs the right laws, properly administered. Fairness is important to me.

Claire is a leading thinker in the areas of regulatory design, governance and integrity management. She advises government, regulators and business, drawing on her 20 years of experience in the Department of Justice, where she was Acting Secretary, Deputy Secretary Regulation, and Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria.

Over her career she has led major functions and initiatives in regulatory policy and practice, service design and delivery, corporate services, infrastructure management, and compliance and integrity systems. She has also led significant digital transformation programs. 

Project experience

Claire has extensive experience across government, justice and regulation.

  • Led and drove the development and implementation of major national policy and regulatory reform (Australian Consumer Law)
  • Led the establishment of new government agencies in the Justice portfolio
  • Led the digital transformation in a large Victorian regulator (Consumer Affairs Victoria).

Education / accreditation / board membership

  • Doctor of Business Administration, RMIT University
  • Masters of Business Administration, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School
  • Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne
  • Diploma of Education, University of Melbourne
  • Board Member IPAA Victoria (2004-2010).

Past employment

Claire has held senior positions across in both departments and statutory agencies. Prior to joining Nous, Claire’s positions included Acting Secretary and Deputy Secretary with the Dept. of Justice (Vic).


Laughing and singing with friends and family makes Claire happy.


Recent team members

Tanya Smith

Tanya Smith


Tim Orton

Tim Orton

Managing Director

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