Nicola Wakefield Evans
Independent Non-Executive Director
Term of office
Appointed to the Board on 3 August 2021.
Skills and experience
Nicola Wakefield Evans is a highly experienced director with broad ranging commercial, strategy and corporate finance legal experience gained over a 30 year international career, including 20 years as a partner of King & Wood Mallesons. During her time at King & Wood Mallesons, Nicola held a variety of senior management positions with responsibility for development and growth of the international practice and the Hong Kong, China and London offices of King & Wood Mallesons. Nicola’s key areas of industry experience include resources and energy, infrastructure, financial services and technology.
Nicola is currently a Non-Executive Director of two ASX listed companies, Macquarie Group and Lendlease Corporation, and also serves on the board of MetLife Australia.
Nicola is also the Chair of 30% Club Australia, member of the Takeovers Panel, and member of the boards of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Goodes O’Loughlin Foundation and the University of New South Wales Foundation.
Nicola holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.
Board Committee memberships
- Member of the Sustainability Committee
- Member of the Audit and Risk Committee
- Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee