Dr Nicola Nelson
Manager, Science, Research & Innovation, Sydney Water
Dr Nelson has extensive experience in the management of research and development. This includes an understanding of both the research and end-user perspectives, having completed a PhD in agricultural science, lead industry R&D programs and assisted private companies with commercialisation of R&D.
Dr Nelson has also held a number of management roles in both the public and private sector leading business development programs and developing business and strategic plans. This experience has been gained working in various industry sectors including agribusiness, health, biotechnology, creative industries and most recently the water industry.