Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

Senior Consultant

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Paul combines extensive private sector experience with rigorous training in economic policy and econometrics. He brings a deep commitment to the value-for-money outcomes of public expenditure and the impact of evidence-based thinking on public policy. Paul applies advanced econometric techniques to large datasets to find answers to complex social problems. His client experience spans government, private and not-for-profit entities across diverse sectors including telecommunications, health, social services, not-for-profit, defence and state and federal government.

Influential work

  • Managed the patent indication process and listing with the Therapeutic Goods Administration for a non-invasive prenatal analyses program
  • Coordinated a cross-organisation team to translate novel research methods to freeze donated blood for use in overseas humanitarian missions
  • Developed the service management processes to transition the ICT capabilities of a large federal government department to a major telecommunications provider as part of the whole-of-government ICT outsourcing initiative
  • Led a team to improve fraud detection capabilities of an online donations portal for one of Australia’s major charities
  • Established a new project management office for one of Australia’s largest charities.

Outside of Nous

Outside of Nous Paul has worked as a project manager and business analyst with telecommunications and information technology clients to deliver Agile methods and transform their businesses and led two multi-year projects for the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. He has also spent time as a design engineer for an Australian start-up and an acoustic engineering consultancy.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce (management and international business) from the University of New South Wales, including an exchange studying advanced management principles at Purdue University in the US. He is currently completing a Master of Economics from The Australian National University.

In his spare time...

Paul is an obsessive traveler, having spent months backpacking through the Americas, Europe and South Asia and sailing the Pacific. He competes in triathlons and enjoys trial running and open water swimming.