Nigel Hennessy BSc (Hons) FAICD AICD Dip Dip FP

Nigel is a professional public company director specialising in digital transformational and its impact on governance, commercialisation and data analytics. He has extensive experience in leadership positions including Managing Director/CEO for CCN/Cabcharge (ASX.CCZ), Simoco Pacific Pty Ltd, AquaSpy (Agrilink) Inc and EASAMS Australia Ltd. He was deputy MD and General Manager Defence of BAE Systems Australia (LON.BAE.) and headed up the Australian Defence Systems business for the company and represented BAE Systems on numerous Government committees.

He successfully started a systems company in Australia and has been involved in several other successful ventures in Australia, Hong Kong and the USA. This included the setting up of a Golf Business in the USA with Bruce Devlin and a Water Technology Export NFP with support from the Water Industry sector and Penny Wong. He is a published author in Governance and has often been asked to present at conferences in Australia, USA and China.

He has particular expertise in:

  • Digital Transformation
  • Marketing Analytics and PR
  • Commercialisation and product management
  • Government procurement, negotiation and tendering
  • International Business Development 
  • ICT, spatial technologies, IoT, robotics and mathematical analysis

Nigel is currently a director for Syntonic Limited (ASX.SYT); Thinkable.Org and is on the Executive Committee of Regional Development Australia (RDA) for the Sydney region. He is also a Commercialisation Adviser to the Federal Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

Special Responsibilities:

  • Governance and Ethics Committee
  • Information, Innovation and Influence Committee