Tim Wong

Tim Wong

Senior Consultant

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Tim has a track record of creating change through social innovation and market-led design. He spearheaded the development of a first-of-its-kind ethical microlender that has disrupted the small loans market across three states of Australia. He is known for his engaging and genuine work style, disciplined business thinking and natural curiosity. Tim's unique problem-solving approach draws from rich experiences across private, public and not-for-profit environments in financial services, education, social enterprise and human services.

Influential work

  • Used lean product design methods to test a new product and develop a market entry strategy for a major Australian insurance company; employing user-centred co-design, rapid prototyping and advanced analytics to ensure product-market fit
  • Worked with the senior management team of a major Victorian university to develop and implement a comprehensive plan to turn around their academic business and achieve $44Mn in operational benefits over two years
  • Developed a new long-term vision for one of Australia’s largest social service providers to increase national impact and catalyse organisational renewal
  • Designed a service coordination model to improve outcomes for rough sleepers in Melbourne’s central business district.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous Tim worked in business banking at National Australia Bank, social enterprise development at Good Shepherd Microfinance and online marketing at Infoxchange.

Outside of Nous Tim serves on the board of LifeWorks Relationship Counselling and Education Services. He also mentors young social innovators through various incubator programs.

Tim holds a Master of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma of Creative Arts from The University of Melbourne. He has also completed a Diploma of Financial Services (RG 146).

In his spare time...

Tim enjoys playing make-believe with his young kids and looking for cheap finds on Gumtree. He is passionate about children’s literacy and the fight against human trafficking.