Nicola is enthusiastic and passionate about the application of sustainable asset management practices within local government that achieve informed decisions to better serve our environment and the community, now and in the future. She is the APAC Director of Client Services for Brightly and has been there for more than 6 years following a career as an asset practitioner for local governments in Queensland and New South Wales. She has published papers and presented at national and international engineering conferences about leading excellence and innovation in this field. She holds various qualifications, including a Master of Infrastructure Engineering and Management. Nicola is well known and respected by the Australian Asset Management Community through her contributions to IPWEA and on the Board of the Asset Management Council.