Nigel Poole is a Strategic Adviser in the UNSW Business School. In this role his remit is to assist with major projects and change.
From 2016-2021 he served as the senior non-academic staff member in the Business School (Faculty Executive Director), when UNSW implemented shared services and, more recently, had to significantly alter operations and costs due to the impact of COVID.
Prior to UNSW, Nigel has worked in senior roles at the National Measurement Institute, CSIRO, Goodman Fielder and McKinsey & Co. He has served in Board roles on various organisations including AARNet and the Giant Magellan Telescope Organisation. He was awarded the CSIRO Chairman’s medal in 2009 for his role in the commercialisation of WiFi technology.
He holds degrees in Law and Commerce from the University of Otago.