Nick joined Port Jackson Partners as a Principal in 2019 after working with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) since 2010. Nick brings topic expertise on growth, innovation, disruption and strategy under uncertainty, as well as deep experience in manufacturing, and construction and development industries.
Examples of Nick’s work include developing the corporate strategy and core business restructure plan for a diversified Australian manufacturing group, featuring over $1b of value creation. Nick also led a project to re-design the global operating model for an Australian development and construction company, created a ‘value capture’ framework for an Australian state government owned corporation developing $35b of public infrastructure, and developed a turnaround program for a distressed Australian foundry group.
Nick’s broader experience includes substantial work in financial services, particularly retail banking, home lending and business banking, addressing growth, innovation and digital disruption challenges. Nick has also delivered diverse smaller projects spanning wine portfolio optimisation, beer growth strategy, robotic mining vehicle automation, frontline leadership development and new digital business launches.
Nick has enjoyed several overseas assignments including work in New York, London, Berlin, India, Malaysia and Singapore. During a secondment to BCG’s Henderson Institute in New York, Nick led several thought leadership pieces on topics including disruption in the global energy landscape, risk-based strategy and strategic planning.
Nick holds a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Space) from the University of Queensland. Prior to consulting, Nick was engineering manager at an aerospace manufacturing start-up that made components for the space industry.
Nick holds a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Space) from the University of Queensland.