Edward Souti

Edward Souti

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Edward is a considered and articulate communicator and a trusted strategic advisor within the legal, not-for-for-profit and private sectors. His experience, analytical mindset and ability to connect with stakeholders of diverse backgrounds make him uniquely placed to deliver bespoke and innovative solutions for clients. Edward’s strengths lie in people, performance and policy, where his professional empathy and attentiveness are best utilised.

Influential work

  • Led the market engagement and commercial strategy for a high risk, business-critical contracting arrangement in the North West Shelf, in a highly regulated market segment
  • Assisted in developing the operating and commercial model (including operational transition) for a world-first ‘campus-style’ office tower in the Perth CBD
  • Authored the commercial strategy to procure a high value, strategically significant contract between an Indigenous business and a global oil and gas company
  • Authored and submitted numerous law reform submissions to Australian Government bodies, advocating on behalf of consumers and non-profit organisations
  • Assisted prominent Western Australian not-for-profit organisation with a review of its constitution, internal policies and procedures.

Outside of Nous

Edward was formerly an Adviser at Woodside Energy Ltd, working in a commercial contracting role across Woodside’s development and operations assets, leading complex commercial negotiations, and acting as an adviser to various stakeholders across the supply chain.  Edward continues to pursue his passion for consumer advocacy and the not-for-profit sector as an active board member of the Consumer Credit Legal Service (WA) Inc – a for-purpose, charitable organisation providing legal advice and representation to consumers in Western Australia.

Edwards holds Bachelors of Laws and Economics from the University of Western Australia. He is also a member of the Consumer Credit Legal Service (WA) Inc. Board.

In his spare time...

Edward grew up in the Perth hills with his parents, identical twin brother and border collie, Bo.  He loves cooking, cycling and bouldering, and is a long-suffering Carlton supporter.