Ashleigh Dunstan

Ashleigh Dunstan

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Ashleigh combines data analytics with strong critical thinking and communication skills to take a holistic, user-centric approach to solution design. With a background in psychology, she has an in-depth understanding of the mental health landscape and strong research design and analysis skills that support an evidence-based approach to consulting. Ashleigh is experienced in service delivery and coordination and justice reform, with a particular focus on youth.

Influential work

  • Mapped the availability and reviewed the accessibility, efficiency and effectiveness of youth services in regional New South Wales to inform state government strategy
  • Conducted multi-agency link analysis to communicate the experiences of juveniles in short-term remand to a range of diverse stakeholder groups and facilitate the design of inter-agency solutions to reduce remand volumes
  • Designed a monitoring and evaluation framework for an Indigenous education not-for-profit organisation to inform program design and delivery
  • Developed staff and manager toolkits to support the implementation of a flexible working strategy across the academic and corporate staff of a Go8 Australian university
  • Supported client workshops for several large public sector organisations, including synthesis, analysis and presentation of key data extrapolations.

Outside of Nous

Ashleigh has previously worked in digital change and transformation recruitment and in the youth programs and engagement team for a violence prevention organisation. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (International Business) with a Bachelor of Arts (psychology) from Macquarie University, partially completed at Bristol University in the UK and Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.

Ashleigh was a consulting director with 180 Degrees Consulting, Macquarie Branch and advisor and guest speaker at a local support service for autism spectrum children and their families.

In her spare time...

Ashleigh enjoys travelling, documentaries and trying her hand at arts and crafts. She is passionate about encouraging the political engagement of other young people and in advocating for gender equality.