Nicole joined High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd in February 2016 as General Counsel and Company Secretary and was appointed to the Executive Committee in Spring 2017.
Nicole previously worked for a top tier Australian law firm in their construction team. Until 2007, she was General Counsel & Company Secretary at Tube Lines in London, a consortium of Bechtel and Amey/Ferrovial, formed to undertake an extensive refurbishment of the 3 lines of the London tube network under the world’s largest PPP Contract. She then moved back to Australia to perform a similar role for 4 years at a global engineering consulting firm and was subsequently appointed to Divisional Head Counsel at Pacific National Coal, an A$1bn/year company transporting coal by rail, operating in one of the most complex global rail logistics chains.
Prior to joining HS2, Nicole was General Counsel at a global provider of unique, high risk technical services to the oil and gas sectors.