Jeremy Chandler

Jeremy Chandler

Senior Adviser

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Jeremy is an independent management consultant and executive coach who has worked as a senior adviser to Nous on projects since 2008. He has extensive senior executive experience across various agencies and a strong track record in delivering corporate services, leadership and organisational and program review. Jeremy has a very strong financial background, and is sought out by clients to provide strategic advice and trusted independent adviser services in a range of contexts.

Influential work

  • Led a culture change program for a large government agency over two years, achieving measured improvements in organisational culture
  • Developed enhanced financial capability and new financial reporting arrangements for a large New South Wales (NSW) government agency as part of a major transformation project
  • Led the Nous review of the finance functions of a NSW utility and a financial services organisation with consequent structural changes and efficiency gains
  • Conducted many large-scale program and project reviews with recommendations for improvements, as part of Gateway Review processes
  • Provided independent and individual support as coach, mentor and trusted adviser for senior executives, including chief executive officers and other C-suite executives.

Outside of Nous

Jeremy had an extensive career in the Australian Public Service in policy and delivery. He was a chief operating officer for two agencies and chief financial officer for three. He is also experienced in broadcasting policy, aviation policy, government business enterprise policy and budgetary policy.

Jeremy is a fellow of Chartered Practising Accounts Australia, a fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a professionally qualified executive coach. He is also an accredited Gateway reviewer for major programs and projects with the Australian and Western Australian governments.

Jeremy is an independent member of the audit and risk management committees for The Australian National University, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, the National Health Funding Body and the ACT Health Directorate.

In his spare time...

Jeremy is based in Canberra and retains a strong connection with Western Australia. His interests include long distance hiking, swimming, travel, cooking and bonsai.