Chandra Yerrappa

Chandra Yerrappa


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Chandra is a consultant with cross-disciplinary experience in strategy, digital and biomedical engineering. She has experience engaging people and delivering projects in the health, education, not-for-profit and public sectors. Chandra conducts research and engages with stakeholders with an open mind. She draws on her analytical mindset to synthesise findings, pull out key insights and deliver considered and practical recommendations.

Influential work

  • Worked with a government agency and consulted stakeholders across the health sector to develop an action plan to support digital health capability uplift of the health workforce
  • Developed a pathways strategy for a state education department to facilitate better information, opportunities and options for students to transition to post-school destinations
  • Worked as an embedded resource for a state health department to support rapid policy development, including developing policy positions and reviewing public communications
  • Engaged 20+ public sector employees to develop and test a digital framework which outlined new digital processes, governance and roles for a state social insurer
  • Developed an information governance framework and translated the enterprise digital strategy for a presentation to the executive of a Victorian TAFE.

Outside of Nous

Chandra graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Master of Engineering. In her final year she worked with a multi-disciplinary team and used design thinking methods to discover gaps in the diagnosis of conditions, define patients’ and clinicians’ key needs and iteratively design solutions.

Outside university, Chandra volunteered at Oaktree and the National Stroke Foundation. She also took part in YLab Global’s workshop to create social impact in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. Chandra enjoys supporting the development of others and has tutored and mentored university students and tutored school students in mathematics and English. Chandra is a Certified Professional in Agile Project and Delivery Management (ICP-APM).

In her spare time...

Having lived in the US, India and Australia, Chandra enjoys learning about different cultures. She enjoys developing new skills; including story-writing, digital art, game design and web development.