Richard Rawling

Richard Rawling

Senior Adviser

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Richard has over 30 years’ experience. He specialises and consults in the areas of organisational design, governance, human capital and business strategy. He has worked extensively in the health, energy, automotive, telecommunications and IT industries; across both public and private sectors; in organisations with revenues of $1 billion; and at regional and national levels.

Influential work

  • Developed and facilitated innovative senior leadership development programs in the health, utilities, telecommunications, insurance and related sectors
  • Led major organisational and strategic reviews of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Austin, Northern, Eastern and other significant tertiary hospitals; including implementation of a successful clinical service directorate model at the Austin
  • Facilitated major strategic and governance reviews; involving board-level evaluation and critical assessment of governance structures, processes, activities, charters and development workshops in the health and not-for-profit sectors
  • Led a landmark review into the leadership development requirements of school principals, forming the basis for government policy – including performance management approaches
  • Led projects to develop better ways to deliver aged care services, including strategic options for remixing services and responding to policy shifts

Outside of Nous

Richard holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical); a Master of Public Health; and a Master of e-Business, which involved major research into people-culture approaches in e-business; from RMIT Univeristy. He is accredited in the Organisational Effectiveness Profile tool, used by Nous to help clients drive superior business performance. He holds an Order of Merit in the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Diploma and is currently completing a PhD in human resource flexibility in inter-organisational networks.

Richard is a fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute, an accredited facilitator for AICD and a graduate of the Ashridge Business School Advanced Organisational Design Program (UK).