Robert Sale

Robert Sale

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Robert is a skilled consultant in Nous' Darwin office. He works with clients to develop rigorous evidence and translate it into decisions and actions tailored to their needs and contexts. He combines training in economics, social research and data analytics with experience managing projects, consulting stakeholders (including in remote areas) and undertaking quantitative and qualitative analysis. He has conducted evaluations and reviews of numerous programs, services, policies, strategies and organisations; designed monitoring and evaluation frameworks; and developed business cases. Clients appreciate his collaborative approach and his ability to work in partnership with them and their stakeholders to achieve shared solutions.

Influential work

  • Managed an evaluation of the Northern Territory (NT) Chronic Conditions Prevention and Management Strategy 2010-2020 for the NT Department of Health
  • Designed a monitoring and evaluation framework for a multi-billion-dollar grants program for an Australian Government agency
  • Managed the secretariat for an independent review of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman
  • Established a data analytics team within the Data and Digital Branch of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C)
  • Developed strategies and accompanying business cases for the disability and early childhood services of a not-for-profit organisation.

Outside of Nous

Robert has held executive-level roles in PM&C’s Data and Digital Branch and its Behavioural Economics Team. He has also worked as a tutor in the Australian National University’s (ANU) Research School of Economics.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the ANU. He is currently undertaking a Master of Applied Data Analytics at the ANU.

In his spare time...

Robert enjoys reading, playing guitar and exploring Northern Australia (including its cafes and restaurants).