Tom Levi

Tom Levi

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Tom works with senior managers in the public and private sectors to find and implement practical solutions to challenging problems. He works with clients to bring together divergent views to focus on a common long-term strategy, and leads teams in designing new organisational structures. Prior to joining Nous, Tom completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at INSEAD (France and Singapore) and spent five years working as a commercial infrastructure lawyer at Allens Linklaters.

Influential work

  • Managed a government department’s large-scale transformation to improve staff performance in delivering major facilities contracts, delivering targeted improvements across organisational structure, processes, culture, and communications and knowledge management
  • Developed a new customer-focused organisational structure for over 6000 staff of a large transport agency, including clear processes for project community stakeholder engagement and issues management
  • Managed development of a detailed operational and financial ‘size and shape’ model for an Australian university
  • Developed a new corporate services delivery framework for a government department through benchmarking and consultations with heads of corporate services and the department’s executive
  • Developed a step-change in an educational organisation’s strategic plan, including through analysing key profitability drivers and developing a full financial model to set the organisation up for success.

Outside of Nous

Before joining Nous, Tom was a senior associate at law firm Allens Linklaters, where he worked for companies including Investec Bank, Transurban, Macquarie Bank and PPB Advisory. He has completed internships with the Paris Bar Association, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (working on arbitration between North and South Sudan) and the UN Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Tom holds an MBA (Dean’s List) from INSEAD, and Bachelors of Law (Honours) and Commerce from the University of New South Wales. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and, as Nous’ part-time legal counsel, of the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia.

In his spare time...

Tom is a volunteer surf life saver at Bondi Beach. He has been volunteering for over five years and is now involved in training new bronze medallion applicants.