Elise O'Connor Scott

Elise O'Connor Scott

Senior Adviser

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Elise has 20 years of international consulting experience. She helps leadership teams achieve clarity and unity so that they are aligned in leading their people to execute business strategy. She previously ran her own consultancy where she supported chief executive officers and human resources directors through some difficult business transitions. Her clients value her pragmatic thinking, her focus on results and her partnership approach. Elise has broad industry experience across the financial services, aviation, property development, information technology, retail and automotive sectors.

Influential work

  • Facilitated the alignment of a newly-configured leadership team of an Australian wealth management firm, ensuring they were equipped to leverage one another’s strengths to fast-track their performance
  • Redefined an Australian property developer’s executive team’s purpose, vision, strategic priorities and values; and coached and equipped them with tools to inspire and re-engage their 1600 employees
  • Worked with a global airline’s leadership team to align leadership and engage employees across three business units; including assisting executive teams to define goals and expectations, equipping internal change agents and re-engaging a highly unionised operations workforce
  • Supported the Asia Pacific card services business of a global credit card company through a major restructure; including facilitating team alignment workshops for six senior teams.

Outside of Nous

Elise is a highly experienced management consultant and has held senior consulting roles in Australia and the UK. These include eleven years as Owner and Director at Directors of Change; and senior roles at Accenture, The Forum Corporation, Right Management, Aon (formerly Hewitt Associates), TMI Europe and Catalyste.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours in English) from Bristol University in the UK, and an Advanced Certificate in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing.

In her spare time...

When she’s not enabling leadership teams and maximising employee engagement, Elise loves playing cricket on the beach with her sons.