Nicole Donegan, Principal


An experienced business adviser, Board Director, business owner and general manager, possessing diverse industry and leadership expertise, spanning government, association management, not for profit, tertiary education, retail and professional services sectors. 

Proven business and strategic management, governance, communication, analytical, research, marketing, report writing and presentation capabilities.

Nicole has extensively advised prominent organisations, mid-tier businesses, high level membership organisations and government in the areas of client, stakeholder & social research, corporate governance, marketing, branding and strategic planning. 

Boards and Committees

  • Aug 2014 - present START Foundation Director (Marketing) 
  • Nov 2015 - present Triathlon Australia Director 
  • 2009 - present Australian Landfill Owners Association Secretariat 
  • 2013 - present Optovision Ltd Secretariat 
  • 2000 - present Donic Australia (t/a StrategyCo) Director 
  • 2008 - 2013 Men’s Health Australia (Foundation 49)  Director 
  • 2009 - 2013 Optovision Ltd Director
  • 2000 to present City of Melbourne Judging Panel, Melbourne Awards  


  • 2014, Fairfax Award - Best National Campaign  - for campaign developed for client TAFE New England 
  • 2009, Governors' Award - Professor David de Kretser AC - for significant contribution to the Board of Men’s Health Australia.