Georgia Stern

Georgia Stern

Senior Consultant

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Georgia has extensive experience in the health, human services and education sectors. She has a keen interest in social justice and experience in the creation of programs and service structures in complex public policy areas. She has a collaborative and consultative approach and enjoys building relationships. Colleagues and clients value her ability to listen and bring people together around a shared vision. Georgia draws on these strengths to consider the social and political context and client needs pertaining to program design, delivery and evaluation.

Influential work

  • Conducted a review and redesign of the domestic and family violence service system resulting in near-term recommendations and a bold longer-term vision
  • Evaluated a state-wide mental health program and delivered recommendations to improve program implementation and effectiveness
  • Identified practical changes to the operating model and organisational design of a health department so that they could better serve ministers and their executive
  • Developed an approach to cross-agency collaboration to enhance outcomes for vulnerable children and families
  • Currently designing a strategic framework to guide funding for health research and advance health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Georgia worked in the not-for-profit sector for five years; where she developed, implemented and managed a $2m education program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Georgia holds a Master of Development Studies from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communications (Journalism) from the University of Technology Sydney.

In her spare time...

Georgia enjoys being active, spending time with family and friends and reading historical fiction. She is currently participating in the Observership program, where she joins the Macquarie Group Foundation committee as an observer for one year.