Nick is highly commercial with a track record of building strategic relationships and leading teams to deliver profitable outcomes across disciplines and geographies. He has a strong network of corporate, multi-national and sovereign relationships and has worked in Australia, New Zealand and extensively across Asia.
Nick is Managing Director & CEO for Australia and New Zealand of New Hope Group Co., Ltd, a leading private Chinese industrial company, with operations in over 30 countries. New Hope Group Co, Ltd has annual sales of more than $15bn, with operations in Australia in real estate, dairy and beef.
Nick’s immediate prior role was Chief Executive Officer of UBS Grocon Real Estate, a real estate investment and asset management joint venture between UBS AG and Grocon Group. At UBS Grocon, Nick helped establish a platform of +$700m of assets under management. He was also a Managing Director of UBS Australia in the Asset Management division.
Previously, Nick had a 22-year career in investment banking, working at Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley in Australia and Asia. His investment banking experience includes Agribusiness, Chemicals, Diversified Industrials, Healthcare, Developers & Contractors, Building Products, Construction Materials and Oil & Gas. He has also worked in TMT and Financial Institutions.