Our Team

Nexus works closely with a number of leading consultancies, creating a flexible team tailored to each client’s needs. For complex evaluations and reviews, Nexus augments its consulting capacity with academic specialists.

“Greg, and his colleague Stephanie were able to listen to feedback from key stakeholders and incorporate their comments into the final product. One of the key aspects of the project were the development of the Outcomes Hierarchy and the program toolbox, both of which are being currently used incorporated into program resources/policies.”

NSW Health Aboriginal Sexual Health Program

Stephanie Drysdale is the principal of the Drysdale Consultancy Group and has worked with Nexus on a number of projects including a major change management initiative to reform the regulatory strategy at the NSW Office of Fair Trading.

With proven expertise in planning, evaluation and change management

across a range of program and service delivery areas, Stephanie has extensive senior management experience in the public sector, including secondment to the NSW Council on the Cost of Government and the development and delivery of regulatory, funding and quality assurance services in the vocational education and training sector.

“Jill was good to work with and very responsive. The scope of the project was not entirely clear from the outset but this did not stop Jill from jumping in and working towards an outcome.”


Jill Hardwick has run her own consulting business since 1993 following a career of over fifteen years in government health departments and health services in Australia and Canada. Jill is a specialist health planner and has extensive experience in clinical service planning for Areas/LHDs, facilities and non-government organisations and has developed numerous

plans for specific health services level (including child health, geriatrics, rehabilitation, cancer genetics, palliative care, HIV, viral hepatitis, spinal cord injury, mental health and drug and alcohol). She has a Bachelor of Arts degree (Economics and Geography) and a Master of Science (Health Services’ Planning) degree.

“Ashley Pennington the director of the company always takes the time to ensure that my needs in relation to deadlines and other requirements are met. She will go to no end of trouble to ensure that she delivers a first class product within the required timeframe. She has never failed to deliver what I needed over the entire period I have used her services.”

NSW Health Aboriginal Sexual Health Program

Ashley Pennington is the principal of Zyhber Business Solutions and for over seven years has provided executive support to Nexus, including desktop publishing, client liason, research and data analysis. Prior to establishing ZBS, Ashley worked in various roles in the

training and management consulting industries - including Finance & Information Manager, Executive Assistant and Office Manager. She holds a bachelors of business in marketing and management.