Aither expands executive team with Christine Axton as new COO

Aither has appointed Christine Axton as its inaugural Chief Operating Officer.

With 25 years of research and consulting experience under her belt, Christine’s recent experiences include leadership roles at Monitor Deloitte, Deloitte Digital and Nous Group.

Christine Axton is Aither’s Chief Operating Officer

She has specialist knowledge in growth strategy, organisational capability and digital transformation and a record of cultivating high performing professional service teams. 

Having expanded internationally and grown considerably over the last two years, Aither’s Directors and Senior Team identified the need to appoint a Chief Operating Officer.

Aither Directors Chris Olszak and Will Fargher expressed optimistic excitement.

“We at Aither have experienced strong demand for our expertise as the challenges of climate change, water security and protection of nature gain global momentum.”

“The new structure and COO role positions us to scale nationally and internationally with experts now based in Europe and North America, in addition to our Australian based team.”

“We’ve deliberately chosen a COO who will have a strong focus on people, culture and professional development, essential factors if we are to continue to have the impact we seek.”

“There is growing recognition of our profile as leading advisors in water policy and the environment both domestically and internationally,” said Will Fargher and Chris Olszak.

“The new executive structure and COO role will support our continued growth ambitions while safeguarding our evidence-based, innovation led culture at the company.”

Christine will lead Aither’s high performing consulting team and internal operations team.

“I’m thrilled to have joined Aither which is renown as a frank, fearless and intelligent group of people working on globally significant issues,” said Christine Axton.