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Strategic provocateur, change-maker and storyteller.


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:

In his executive role as Practice Director - Australia at GHD Digital, Steve leads the strategic growth and development of a thriving business. GHD Digital partners with private and public sector clients in the energy, water, built environment and infrastructure sectors on the digital transformation of their assets, operations, and business models so they can rapidly adapt to change and remain competitive.

Previous experience:

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 five years as a Global Principal with Arup, the leading-edge design and engineering firm, and has served in consulting leadership roles at several global IT services firms including DXC, Fujitsu, CGI and Cognizant.

Most recently, Steve was a principal with Nous Group, the international management consultancy, co-leading their energy and infrastructure sectors and implementation practice.

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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