Julia McNamara

Julia McNamara

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Julia is passionate about creating collaborative, high-impact solutions for clients. With a background in communication and design thinking, she combines skills in creativity and academic analysis to navigate complex problem spaces.

Influential work

  • Worked with a state government department to support strategic transformation utilising future-visioning and co-design methodologies
  • Supported ongoing strategic activation and refinement within a state-wide recycling scheme
  • Coordinated the development of a design thinking toolkit prototype for application within a defence research context
  • Assisted in the design, management and delivery of a university department’s strategic plan
  • Examined the relationship between theatre and increased resilience in regional Australian cities, with an article summarising findings published by an industry news source.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Julia was a Business Designer for the Australian arm of Business Models Inc., an award-winning global strategy and innovation consultancy headed out of the Netherlands. She also volunteers with the Australian Theatre for Young People.

Julia holds a Bachelor of Communication and Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation (Honours) from the University of Technology Sydney. During her studies she was a Vice-Chancellor’s Outstanding Achievement Scholar, graduated with First Class Honours, and was named a Top100 Future Leader.

In her spare time...

Julia enjoys connecting with peers and expanding her thinking – whether at the theatre, on the netball court or through great conversation. She also likes browsing art gallery gift shops.