Rachel Kemmis

Rachel Kemmis


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Rachel is an experienced organisational development practitioner, with consulting skills honed over 18 years. She is an accomplished project manager, coach, designer and facilitator, and her advice is valued by clients across a broad range of sectors. Rachel is known for her candour, clarity of thought and whole-heartedness. She is committed to enabling individual and organisational performance.

Influential work

  • Conducted organisational health check for a utilities organisation to guide the CEO in determining the optimal design of organisational structure and required capability
  • Using a sprint methodology, worked with a client team in the co-design of a new regulatory function for a government department, and within a tight timeframe delivered an iterative, validated design (including structure) that received strong endorsement from sponsors, Secretary and the Board
  • Led the review and redesign of the administrative services of a large municipal council, through targeted data gathering and engagement across broad stakeholder groups.

Outside of Nous

As well as holding internal advisory and management roles in IT&T, Rachel has worked in consulting organisations in Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle, advising clients across Australia and New Zealand.

Rachel holds a Diploma of Neuroscience of Leadership and a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts from The Australian National University). She has level two coaching accreditation from the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership and is a certified career path appreciation practitioner (BIOSS). Rachel is also accredited in the use of the Centre for Creative Leadership’s 360° suite, DiSC® behavioural model and Saville & Holdsworth’s occupational testing and personality instruments (including OPQ and MQ). She holds a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.

In her spare time...

Rachel enjoys being outside – hiking, climbing, camping, cycling, swimming, skiing or rowing; and enjoying the arts, culture and food of Melbourne.