Nicole Ferguson

Nicole leads REANNZ as our Chief Executive

Nicole is passionate about technology and REANNZ's role in powering research and education in New Zealand. She leads the talented team at REANNZ and is responsible for making sure they remain caffeinated and provide the high-performance telecommunications services that our community needs to succeed.

Nicole has been involved in the R&E community since 2008, not long after REANNZ was established. Nicole spent five years in the leadership team at REANNZ as the organisation's CFO, and prior to that she spent time consulting with KPMG. She has also held financial and business roles at media and advertising companies during her stint overseas.

Nicole earned a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Commerce & Administration from Victoria University of Wellington. She also studied international business law at Bucerius Law School, Germany. Nicole is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.