Chris Miles 

Principal Consultant 

With nearly 35 years of leadership, management, and adviser experience, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge to each client’s project. 

Chris has enabled government clients through leadership across a variety of disciplines, including capability development, acquisition and sustainment, governance, operations, and education.  His highly developed interpersonal skills allow him to develop effective relationships with stakeholders to achieve results with confidence and trustIn complex and ambiguous environments Chris is flexible and enthusiastic in his approach to problem solving. His reasoning skills are highly developed leading to sound judgements and conclusions.  Chris identifies the appropriate level of detail relevant to the tasks at hand and keeps it within the client’s wider objectives.  Chris has established exceptional working relationships with clients both domestically and abroad, in particular the Middle East. 

Chris believes that true capability is realised through leadership that creates an atmosphere of purpose, cohesion, and empowerment, which enables clients to be in the possibility of achieving their best. The Noetic business model sets the conditions to enable this to occur by working with the client to find solutions that incorporate the knowledge and strengths resident within their organisation.  

“We acknowledge and respect the client’s expertise in their respective field of endeavour. We partner with them to reinforce success and leverage what works to solve problems. This delivers enduring solutions.” 

Qualifications: Executive Master of Business (Complex Project Management), Master of Systems Engineering, Master of Management Studies (Capability Development & Acquisition)
Visiting fellowships: University of New South Wales (2009 – 2011 & 2018 – 2019)
Professional Memberships: Australian Institute of Company Directors (Graduate)
Strengths/qualities: leadership, communication, analysis