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Nicole Quinn is the Director of Government Relations at Parker & Partners and heads up our Canberra operations. Nicole has more than 20 years’ experience advising in executive management, advocacy and stakeholder relations at the Federal Government level.
Immediately prior to joining Parker & Partners, Nicole was the General Manager at a national security think tank based in Canberra. In this role, she established extensive senior networks and gained an in-depth knowledge of the Defence, Cyber, Intelligence, Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Border Force portfolios.
Nicole has also held a non-partisan Ministerial appointment working directly to senior Federal Ministers and key stakeholders. In this role, she was awarded a Chief of Defence Force Commendation – presented by Sir Angus Houston when he was Chief of the Australian Defence Force.
Firstly in Sydney and then Canberra, Nicole has held senior roles in marketing, sponsorship and stakeholder relations in the corporate sector, with peak industry bodies and with Federal Government Agencies.
Nicole offers our clients the insights and understanding of the political landscape, bureaucracy and key influencers at the most senior Federal level that ensures highly successful engagement and communication campaigns.
Nicole is currently a board member of the air power think tank, the Sir Richard Williams Foundation.