Robert Sale

Robert Sale

Senior Consultant

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Robert is a senior consultant in Nous’ Public Policy service line. He combines a background in economics with extensive experience in data analysis, stakeholder consultation and project management. He is particularly adept at analysing and visualising data using programs such as Microsoft Excel and Tableau and programming languages such as R and Visual Basic. He has conducted interviews and focus groups with diverse stakeholders including chief executive officers, senior public servants, young people with cancer and Indigenous students.

Influential work

  • Developed evaluation frameworks, conducted nation-wide consultations, analysed data and drafted reports for evaluations of a broad range of programs in the health, education and Indigenous affairs sectors
  • Managed an evaluation of a post-hospital care coordination program and a scoping study of the accuracy of clinical coding in private hospitals for a federal government agency
  • Developed an interactive economic model for a federal government agency to estimate the size of the workforce required to meet demand for disability services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme
  • Developed strategies for the disability services and early childhood services of a national not-for-profit organisation
  • Acted as an advisor to four Industry Skills Councils during the transition to a new system for the development of Vocational Education and Training standards and qualifications.

Outside of Nous

Robert holds Bachelors of Economics (Honours) and of Arts from The Australian National University (ANU). Before joining Nous, he was a tutor in microeconomics in ANU’s Research School of Economics.

In his spare time...

Robert spends much of his free time reading and running.