Dominic Holden

Dominic Holden


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Dominic is a passionate and driven consultant, working in the strategy, public policy and economics fields to find solutions and create positive influence. He has previous strategy consulting and private equity experience and an educational background in economics, finance and maths. He uses his analysis and communication skills to solve client problems in a structured and efficient manner.

Influential work

  • Developed a set of financial reform options for an Australian regulatory body, identifying potential funding models and assessing financial, legal and political implications
  • Assessed potential growth pathways for a public superannuation fund, creating a compelling, user-friendly and evidence-based tool to consider potential strategic options
  • Developed a public-facing strategic narrative for a higher education client, outlining the case for increased public sector investment and enabling effective engagement with policymakers
  • Worked with a Victorian TAFE to design an implementation roadmap, enabling the TAFE to execute a strategic response to the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Analysed a private equity firm’s seven portfolio companies, delivering a comprehensive and standardised tool that enabled general partners to monitor each company’s relative financial performance.

Outside of Nous

Dominic holds a Bachelor of Commerce (economics and finance) from the University of Melbourne. During his studies he interned with EY-Parthenon, the strategy consulting arm of Ernst and Young; and Resource Capital Funds Jolimont, a private equity firm specialising in mining technology growth ventures.

Dominic has been heavily involved in management consulting case competitions, including representing the University of Melbourne in Madrid, Spain and placing first in a national competition of over 100 teams. Dominic was awarded the Economics Society Prize for Macroeconomics at the University of Melbourne in 2020.

In his spare time...

Dominic is a keen basketballer and is developing a passion for netball and surfing. He loves going to live gigs and travelling to experience other cultures and meet new people.