Grace Hutchison

Grace Hutchison

Senior Consultant

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Grace has extensive experience working across government and not-for-profit sectors. She brings experience in policy development as well as implementation, and a track record in translating strategy into successful execution. She has excellent communication and stakeholder management skills and takes a collaborative approach to problem-solving. She draws out clients’ expertise, synthesises disparate research and ideas and brings diverse stakeholders along for the journey to create meaningful and impactful outcomes.

Influential work

  • Developed options to redesign the governance framework for regional service delivery in the Kimberley; focused on integrated, place-based approaches
  • Managed the implementation of the inaugural season of the Western Australian Football League Women (WAFLW), supporting talented female footballers to transition successfully to the AFLW
  • Led the development of a social return-on-investment (SROI) framework of a sporting code to understand, communicate and measure its value to government and industry stakeholders
  • Developed an outcomes-based service delivery model and procurement strategy for a government department
  • Supported the development of a submission to a major healthcare review in WA on practical initiatives for improving the interfaces between health, aged care and disability services for consumers.

Outside of Nous

Grace began her career in the culture and arts, working in marketing at the WA Museum and as a research assistant at the Centre for Muslim States and Societies. Most recently she has applied her consulting skillset to support the WA Football Commission to deliver its ambitious strategic plan and reform agenda. Grace is a passionate advocate for women in football (both playing and administrating) and is a member of Women in Sport.

Grace holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours, political science and international relations) from the University of Western Australia.

In her spare time...

Grace is an avid traveller, hockey player and Fremantle Dockers tragic.