Tessa Dehring

Tessa Dehring


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Tessa’s background as an organisational psychologist underpins her understanding of complex client challenges and enables her to develop practical, enduring and evidence-based solutions. She has expertise in various areas that include organisational strategy, culture, change and transformation, innovation, leadership development, talent identification and management and psychological assessment. She brings strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, complemented by her natural ability to build collaborative relationships.

Influential work

  • Partnered with an innovative financial services organisation to design a suite of bespoke leadership programs for all levels of leaders
  • Partnered with a leading early childhood service provider to design and implement a new organisational design, including extensive consultation and job re-design
  • Assisted several government agencies’ organisational transformations, focussing particularly on cultural change and benefits realisation management
  • Worked with a ‘big four’ Australian bank to refine and develop their world-leading approach to talent management and deliver leadership engagement activities to drive whole-of-organisation cultural change and strategy alignment
  • Partnered with a national government agency over 18 months to support them to implement a once-in-a-lifetime social reform; including designing senior leadership forums, facilitating divisional business planning and developing a cultural framework/

Outside of Nous

Tessa is a registered organisational psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and has a Master of Psychology (industrial and organisational) from Deakin University. She is a qualified behavioural therapist and prior to working at Nous worked to help autistic children lead a better life. She has also previously worked with Newcrest Mining and a smaller consulting firm, PeopleScape.

Tessa is accredited in a range of psychometric tools, including the Barrett Values Centre Cultural Transformation Tools (CTT), Leadership capability assessment (MLQ), SHL personality tool (OPQ), Hogan 360 assessment and Hogan personality tools (HPI) (HDS) (MVPI).

In her spare time...

Tessa is passionate about health, fitness, cooking and music and enjoys spending time with her dog Luna. She is a qualified snowboard instructor and avid back-country split boarder