Our People

Laura Mahoney

Director

Positive, strategic and a leader

Laura is excited about public value. She brings intelligence, warmth and passion to every project and uses her expertise to help clients build a society that offers equal opportunity to all.

Laura is an experienced public sector specialist with extensive skills in policy development and implementation, strategic planning, workshop facilitation and stakeholder engagement across local and state government. She believes that all branches of an organisation can deliver real public value, and she uses a strategic and analytical approach to make that happen.

She uses her in-depth understanding of public value organisations to quickly identify their desired outcomes, before developing practical, tailored solutions that engage stakeholders at every level. Laura has a proven track record of working with senior leaders to establish productive cross-agency partnerships that can better resolve complex challenges.

Experience |  Highlights

  • Facilitated engagement and local ownership of key external stakeholders including Councils and community organisations for Ballarat and region’s Water Future
  • Evaluation of a Departmental Youth Strategy
  • Policy development and implementation planning in the human services sector
  • Assessing project options and feasibility against agreed criteria and engaging key internal and external stakeholders on a number of transport and planning projects.

Education  |  Accreditation  |  Boards

  • Bachelor of Public Policy and Management (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Masters of Social Science (Environment and Planning)

Life away from Cube

Laura enjoys exploring Melbourne and regional Victoria, volunteering, and exercise.

“This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.”
— Theodore Roosevelt

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