Nicole Cowan

Head of Marketing and Communications

Nicole leads the Marketing and Communications team at UniQuest.

Nicole has been promoting outcomes from research commercialisation for more than 15 years. With strengths in marketing strategy, stakeholder engagement and government relations, Nicole designs and delivers initiatives that build stakeholder relationships and support the commercialisation of UQ’s innovative technologies.

Before joining UniQuest, Nicole drove the marketing and communications activities at BioSA, the South Australian government’s biotechnology industry development body. In this role, Nicole developed international attraction campaigns to foster relationships between government, academia and industry. Before this, Nicole served as a media officer to the Premier of South Australia and as a ministerial liaison to the South Australian Water Corporation.

Nicole is a Certified Practicing Marketer and a Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute.


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