Monty Allen

Monty Allen


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Monty is a graduate of a double degree in law, politics, philosophy and economics at the Australian National University. He previously worked with the Analytics and Insights team at Australian Super, as well as as a staffer for the deputy premier of New South Wales. Recently Monty was the negotiation lead for Team Australia at the Intercollegiate Negotiation and Arbitration Championships in Tokyo, which Australia won. Monty has also worked as an Associate for the chief judge of the Federal Circuit Court and several barristers in the fields of public administrative law and industrial relations.

Influential work

  • Used data analytics to identify behavioural trends among customers in the financial sector and designed solutions to minimise costs incurred by those behaviours
  • Developed models to predict the influence of legislative acts and instruments on economic development in the agricultural sector
  • Undertook research that led to the writing of academic papers exploring the Australian obesity epidemic and the viability of implementing a sugar tax
  • Analysed rural demographic shifts to identify changing government service demands
  • Identified educational gaps in university students, and worked to develop a program of improvement for university college residents.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous Monty worked as an analytics and insights intern at Australian Super; and prior to that in various roles in the legal sector, including working for barristers undertaking matters in the Victorian Supreme Court and Federal Court of Australia. As a student he was an active member of the Australian debating community, participating in the Australasian Debating Championship and adjudicating the World Debating Championships.

In his spare time...

Monty enjoys debating and strategy games. He plays tennis competitively and volunteers for the Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club, where he has been a patrol captain and head instructor.