Elise O'Connor Scott

Elise O'Connor Scott


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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 executives 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 financial services, aviation, property development, IT, retail and automotive.

Influential work

  • Facilitated the newly configured leadership team of an Australian wealth management firm to leverage one another’s strengths and fast-track performance
  • Worked with a major Australian Property Developer to align its leadership team and re-engage its 1600 employees; including facilitating the CEO and executive team’s redefinition of purpose, vision, strategic priorities and values; and coaching and equipping them with tools to re-engage their people
  • 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 working across the region.

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.