Claire Hurst

Claire Hurst


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Claire is an experienced management consultant with global, cross-industry experience; specialising in assessing and developing people and designing systems to improve both individual and organisational capability and performance. She takes a results-focused approach and partners with organisations to produce tailored and practical solutions based on their unique business requirements.

Influential work

  • Led a detailed assessment of 20 C-Suite employees from two merging organisations, recommending on the composition of the new executive team
  • Designed and delivered an assessment centre for a major engineering organisation, including designing a ‘job family’ model for supply chain employees to assess their skills
  • Led a four-year development program to encourage more gender diversity in senior management positions in a large entertainment organisation, resulting in 50% representation of women in executive positions
  • Designed and facilitated senior leadership programs for resources, fast-moving consumable goods and financial services companies; including delivering detailed feedback on employees’ effect on organisational performance
  • Developed an assessment process and framework for senior leaders at a government department, leading an expert team to transfer knowledge for a more robust and objective process.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Claire worked in various senior level consulting roles for Korn Ferry Hay Group in offices in the UK and Australia. Here she worked across a significant number of private and public sector clients across Europe, Asia and Australia.

Claire holds a Master of Arts in industrial relations from Warwick Business School and a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting and Law) (Honours) from The University of Newcastle upon Tyne. She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.

In her spare time...

Claire enjoys travelling across Australia and Asia. Closer to home she enjoys taking part in various fitness pursuits, cooking and watching movies.