Dr Su-Ann Drew


PhD, GradDip(ProfAcct), BSc(Hons)

Su-Ann is a Manager specialising in program evaluation within Grosvenor’s public sector advisory practice. Su-Ann has more than a decade of rich and diverse professional experience, which enables her to offer a unique perspective and critical lens to solving complex problems for her clients. Her career includes roles in “Big-4” management consulting, health and mental health state government, banking, and life sciences research.

“I am passionate about delivering exceptional outcomes and building genuine relationships with clients and colleagues. I am constantly curious and love nothing better than tackling a complex problem and continually learning and developing my skills!”

Key areas of expertise

>       Public sector policy

>       Program evaluation

>       Data analysis (quantitative and qualitative)

>       Stakeholder management and engagement


>       Leveraged academic research experience to provide an evidence-based rigorous approach to delivering quality outcomes for a range of client engagements including:

    Conducting evidence reviews relating to mental health, suicide prevention, and family, domestic and sexual violence

    Undertaking quantitative and qualitative data analyses for a review of statewide public alcohol and other drug services

    Analysing and synthesising a large volume of stakeholder feedback to inform the development of a national strategy in the mental health sector

    Preparing Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) applications to undertake research with vulnerable cohorts including people with a lived experience of abuse

>       Led large and complex evaluations to support business cases for state government, including a culturally sensitive evaluation of statewide Aboriginal mental health services and an interdepartmental evaluation of a court diversion program. This included developing program logic and key evaluation questions, consulting with stakeholders, analysing quantitative and qualitative data, and writing reports for government and external stakeholders.

>       Managed a portfolio of 150-200 high net worth clients to provide personalised banking services and help clients achieve their financial goals.

>       Completed a PhD in reproductive biology, investigating the role of oxidative stress in mediating an age-related decline in paternal fertility. This included publishing findings in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at Australian and international conferences.