Our Team

Our team has deep, specialised expertise in data collection and analysis, IT development and client services, with everyone working across the full cycle of our services. We work together to help your organisation achieve its mission.

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Meet the team

Adam Gray

Adam Gray

CEO

Adam is an expert in strategy, transformation, and operational performance and one of Australia’s leading higher education consultants. He is a trusted advisor to many leading universities.

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Tim Orton

Tim Orton

Nous Group CEO

Tim is a sought-after strategist and the Managing Principal and CEO of Nous Group. He has led the business through 20 years of uninterrupted growth including expansion across Australia, the UK and now North America.

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Edward Curry-Hyde

Edward Curry-Hyde

Advisor

Edward’s professional career over the past 35 years includes seven years as a scientist and academic, nine with Booz Allen Hamilton (now Strategy&) and 18 as the Founder and Managing Director of the Cubane group of companies.

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James Catts

James Catts

Managing Director, ANZ

James is a benchmarking and business transformation specialist in the university sector, having worked in leading management consulting firms.

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Phil Copestake

Phil Copestake

Managing Director, UK & Europe

Phil leads Cubane’s UniForum benchmarking programme in the UK and Europe.

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Haseeb Kamal

Haseeb Kamal

Managing Director, North America

Haseeb has spent over 10 years advising clients in the education sector, spanning K-12 and higher education.

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Ben Barnett

Managing Director, Ziplet

Ben is an education technology executive with almost 20 years’ experience working across technology, education and government sectors.

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Trish Birtles

Trish Birtles

Director, Product Management

Trish is an education sector and benchmarking analytics expert. Having previously led NousCubane’s consulting practice in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region, Trish now leads the development of NousCubane’s product offering and benchmarking methodology.

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Rod Skinner

Rod Skinner

Director, Product Architecture and Information Security

Rod has over 30 years’ experience in software and systems engineering with expertise in web technologies, telecommunications, networking, and highly available system designs.

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Chris Harmsen

Director, New Product Development

Chris leads the development of new products for NousCubane across all regions.

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Francesca Catalano

Senior Product Manager

Francesca is a strategy and transformation consultant with experience across Australia and Canada. She combines formal education in economics with experience delivering strategy, transformation and operational improvement with a focus on higher education.

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Federico Muller

Federico Muller

Director, Software Development

Fede is a highly experienced Software Engineer with over 19 years of expertise in the field. With a strong technical background and a proven track record, he excels at managing teams effectively to deliver high-quality solutions.

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