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Steve
Lennon

Strategic provocateur, change-maker and storyteller.

Profile

Steve Lennon is a strategic provocateur, change-maker and incisive storyteller. He is an expert in strategy, innovation, business transformation and culture management. An original thinker, he has enjoyed a working career full of twists and turns involving many disciplines, industries, countries - and hundreds of valued clients and colleagues.

Steve has been client and consultant, banker and borrower, CEO and corporate coach. He has built, bought and sold companies, and has had to bury one or two as well.

Current work

As Principal, Digital & Design at Nous Group, Steve leads multi-disciplinary consulting teams to solve his clients’ most complex strategic challenges, partnering with them through transformational change. He enables business leaders to drive their digital agenda, defining strategy, leading design-led transformation initiatives and orchestrating deployment of enabling technology solutions and platforms. Innovation, leadership alignment, design thinking, cultural change and business strategy are all key elements of his approach, backed by the global resources of Nous.

Previous experience

Employment: After starting out as an accountant and auditor, Steve moved through roles as a corporate advisor, investment banker, corporate lender, management consultant, executive coach and led the Australian arm of Imagination, the world-renowned creative business. He spent 5 years as a Global Principal with Arup, the leading-edge design and engineering firm, served as Digital Partner with IT services and consulting giant Cognizant and took up his current role at Nous Group in October 2019.

Expertise
Feedback
Steve has played a critical role in this project given its importance at a key point of time in development, involving key stakeholder engagement & relationship building. His ability to listen, provide relevant advice and resources for developing ideas and collaboratively working with a range of people has been outstanding, lifting the sights of all involved. Department of Education and Training, Victoria

Steve stood out as someone of exceptional integrity, respect, and with high emotional intelligence. He and his team over-delivered and were a joy to work with at all times.

National Australia Bank

Steve has an amazingly creative and strategic mind. He is highly astute and has an uncanny ability to help clients to see around corners. High energy, determination and able to support clients to cut through the noise to get to the heart of the issue is Steve’s true gift. Hope we get to work together again.

Heidrick & Struggles

I've worked with Steve Lennon for 4 years now, and have always found him to be a great leader and motivator. He has the complete trust and respect of all of his colleagues and clients, and always leads by example.

Imagination Australia

As a business leader, Steve has both the ability to see opportunities that others miss and the creative energy to get them over the line. As a people leader, he knows how to challenge and stretch teams beyond their comfort zone, providing the platform and the environment for others to succeed.

Arup Australasia
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