Special AdvisorNational Lead - Policy, Programs, Grants & Regulation
Lead: National Lead - Policy, Programs, Grants & Regulation
Phone: 1800 959 885
Mobile: 0422 225 094
Business cases and cost modelling experience
Nicole has prepared and delivered successful business cases and cost modelling for a variety of strategic proposals, stemming from policy decisions or royal commission recommendations.
At the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (former), Nicole prepared new policy proposals. She applied strategic thinking and innovative ideas to drive policy outcomes and deliver value for money.
Nicole has also undertaken due diligence reviews of prepared business cases for large water infrastructure processes.
Nicole recently led a Proximity team to deliver the business case for the National Centre for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse.
Nicole has also worked with the Australian Digital Health Agency.
Nicole is an experienced policy and program specialist who is highly regarded for her strategic thinking and innovative approach.
Over the past 15 years, Nicole has led the development, assessment and successful delivery of many large Australian Government infrastructure projects and industry research collaboration programs.
In addition, Nicole has provided robust, proactive, innovative advice and direction on complex matters including significant water infrastructure projects across Australia.
In particular, Nicole led the Australian Government’s $4 billion flagship industry science collaboration program, the Cooperative Research Centres program.
Nicole delivers quality outcomes on time and within budget and has experience at executive and senior executive levels across several Australian Government agencies.
Nicole is highly regarded by clients for her innovative and effective responses to complex policy, governance, performance and operational challenges.
Nicole’s strengths are in strategic analysis, governance, complex stakeholder engagement, and business case / strategy and implementation plan development.
Nicole has a Bachelor of Science (Resource and Environmental Management) and a Diploma of Project Management.
Nicole is passionate about sustainable housing design, interior design, BMW vehicles and cars in general.
Nicole is married to Mick and together they answer to a very spoilt English Toy Terrier called Maple.