Harriet Scandol

Harriet Scandol


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Harriet is a consultant with a focus on public policy and evaluation. Her key interests are environmental policy and the private sector's role in achieving environmental and social objectives. Harriet draws on a multidisciplinary skillset and strong interpersonal skills to deliver considered and insightful work for clients.

Influential work

  • Assisted with the design of a framework to monitor the status of Indigenous culture and heritage on behalf of Australia’s premier Indigenous affairs institute, requiring extensive research and consultation
  • Contributed to the creation of an evaluation framework for a state government waste strategy, culminating in a fit-for-purpose evaluation strategy and implementation plan
  • Facilitated workshops to co-design a set of values and behaviours for a central government agency and contributed to the production of a toolkit and implementation plan
  • Contributed to workshop facilitation and program governance development to enable a co-design process for the transformation of corporate services delivery in an Australian Government department
  • Advised a major European telecommunications company on a framework to communicate progress on strategies to achieve the United Nation’s (UN’s) Sustainable Development Goals.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Harriet worked in a Copenhagen-based think tank and consultancy called Sustainia, advising on strategy and communication for firms tackling global environmental and social objectives. She also interned with Australia’s largest environmental non-government organisation (NGO), where she developed an evidence-based framework for the assessment of the financial services sector’s work towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to inform the NGO’s corporate engagement strategy.

Harriet holds a Bachelor of Arts (development studies) and a Bachelor of Commerce (corporate sustainability) from the Australian National University.

In her spare time...

You’ll find Harriet playing Australian Football League, tackling a crossword or digging for second-hand clothes in op shops.