Nicki Scott

Nicki Scott


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Nicki is a director with 11 years’ experience partnering with organisations to develop and implement strategy and policy, evaluate and improve performance, and deliver transformative change to improve organisational and service delivery outcomes. She is an experienced project manager who combines deep analytical skills with a thoughtful approach to working with stakeholders to deliver tailored and practical solutions.

Influential work

  • Evaluated the student-centred funding model for resourcing public schools
  • Co-developed options for redesigning the governance, funding and commissioning of the human services system in regional and remote Western Australia (WA) to facilitate place-based and integrated services
  • Developed a purchasing strategy for the external provision of rehabilitation and reintegration services that will support a more integrated service system
  • Facilitated the strategic planning process for Aboriginal corporations in the Pilbara to define their strategic priorities to guide their resource and investment decisions
  • Undertook three major incident reviews of emergency incidents in WA to identify how government can improve its response to major emergency incidents
  • Designed and supported implementation of a new service delivery model for customer-centric home care services with an aged care provider.

Outside of Nous

Before joining Nous, Nicki was part of the strategy and policy consulting team at PwC in Perth and in London. She also spent a year working as a research assistant at the Bank of England, where she provided research support to the committee that sets the UK interest rate.

Nicki is a Young Professional Member of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (WA).

Nicki holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and International Development (First Class Honours) from the University of Bath in the UK.  

In her spare time...

Since moving to Perth from cold and wet London, Nicki has been making the most of the outdoor lifestyle. She can often be found on the water, kitesurfing and sailing.