Nicole McMahon

Group Owner, Government, Telstra

Nicole has a wealth of corporate experience across several industries and disciplines. As a thought-leader, she is passionate about policy and reform, having spent most of her corporate career working closely with federal and state governments to drive change.

She began her career as a research scientist in molecular biology and scientific research (HIV gene therapy and cancer research) before transitioning to print and television journalism (health and medicine).

Over the past twenty years she has held senior executive roles in Health, ICT and government industries across several disciplines, including policy, sales, marketing, large projects, government relations, chief-of-staff and strategy roles for both Australian organisations and large multi-nationals. She has had excellent bi-partisan working relationships with Federal and state governments.