Nicola Hannigan

CSI UNSW Operations Director & National Corporate Communications Director

As the National Corporate Communications Director for the Centre for Social Impact, Nicola Hannigan is responsible for working with all areas of CSI on communicating their findings to a broad audience.

Nicola is a champion of knowledge exchange and specialises in taking complex, academic research and translating it to ensure it has social impact.

She brings more than 20 years of product, marketing and communications experience to her role, and has been consistently at the forefront of digital media. She is extremely well versed in content marketing, corporate and brand communications, audience development, community management, and public relations.

Prior to joining CSI, Nicola was the Communications Manager at the world-leading online music video platform she helped found, Prior to this, she was Communications Manager at pioneering pay-for-performance search engine,

Nicola is also the the CSI UNSW Operations Director.

She received a Bachelor of Health Science from the University of New England.

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