Michael O'Shea

Michael O'Shea

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Michael is a consultant and mathematician with experience as an undergraduate analyst, research assistant and tutor in mathematics and economics. His skills and experience in statistical modelling complement a strong fundamental understanding of what drives organisational strategy. His work has spanned all the way from the Australian swimming team to one of Australia’s largest aged care providers.

Influential work

  • Developed predictive statistical models for the Australian Olympic swimming team to assist with team selection and ordering decisions
  • Constructed pricing model recommendations for a large Australian aged care provider to expand and modernise its facilities
  • Created a data warehouse framework for a major Australian chain of farms to consolidate its previously disparate data into a centrally accessible platform
  • Designed an R&D tax calculator in response to July 2018 policy changes to inform clients on optimal capital allocation and planning
  • Analysed federal budget documents in a research team to be presented at a major event on transport policy.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Michael has worked at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS), a professional services firm and an Australian health start-up. His work has primarily involved recommendations in data heavy contexts, using various statistical tools and techniques to address business and other problems.

Michael was a community consultant for Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Big Lift, working towards Indigenous reconciliation; and a philanthropy coordinator for the science and engineering alumni of the Dean’s Scholars at QUT. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Finance) and a Bachelor of Mathematics (Statistics), from QUT.

In his spare time...

Michael enjoys playing football and boardgames, stand-up comedy and reading. He also enjoys exploring beaches and nature reserves.