Nigel's professional experience encompasses both consulting and
leadership of companies. Nigel has played a leading role in shaping
the development of the digital media and telecommunication
industries in Australia and has a strong background in strategy
consulting, most recently advising Hutchison Whampoa on its
telecommunication strategy and prior to that as CEO of Vodafone
Hutchison Australia, 3 mobile, and Fairfax Digital.
Earlier in his career, Nigel worked with Reserve Bank of
Australia and then spent five years in strategy consulting with
McKinsey and Company.
After leaving McKinsey, Nigel was involved in the
beginning of the digital media revolution in Australia as start-up
CEO of Fairfax Digital for most of its first seven
In 2003 Nigel joined Hutchison first as Marketing and Sales
Director, and then as CEO of Hutchison Whampoa's 3 mobile business
in Australia. He then led the merger of 3 with Vodafone in 2009 and
became the founding CEO of the Hutchison Vodafone Australia joint
venture, trading as Vodafone, Australia's 3rd largest telecoms
Prior to joining Port Jackson Partners, Nigel has spent time as
Senior Advisor to the Managing Director of Hutchison Whampoa, in
Hong Kong. Amongst other things he has led a project team
developing a new business start-up in Europe.
Nigel has a first class honours degree in Economics with
University Medal from James Cook University and also has an MBA
with Distinction from the London Business School.
Nigel is married to Sally and they have 3 children, Tom, Hannah
and Sophie. As a family they enjoy many outdoor pursuits