Dr Dahle Suggett

Dahle’s experience embraces top level executive management and extensive policy and strategy development in both the public and private sectors. Her focus has spanned strategic planning, management and leadership, social policy and education and training.

She now draws on that experience and offers public policy and administration consultancy services and executive education.

She has been the Deputy Director-General, Policy and Strategy, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet and prior to that, Deputy Secretary, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria. In these positions Dahle lead major policy reviews and reforms such as a state wide school system improvement agenda, public sector outcomes performance management, and workforce and leadership development.

Prior to that Dahle was a Director and consultant in the Allen Consulting Group, a leading economics and public policy consulting group where she specialised in education and training, business strategy and corporate social responsibility.

She has also been an executive in the chemical and plastics industry, had experience in international business and the public sector in United States and Europe and teaching experience in Higher Education and secondary schools.

She has also been in the Commonwealth public service as Executive Director of the Youth Bureau among a range of executive positions.

Her consultancy and executive education services include:
• Education and training research and policy advice
• Program evaluation and outcomes reviews
• Strategic planning for public and private sectors

Executive Education

• Strategic thinking and planning
• Managing change
• Stakeholder engagement and co-design