Nichola Holgate

General Manager Corporate Relations, Bankwest
Telephone+61 8 9266 1744


A communication professional with experience in the UK, Europe and Australia, Nichola has worked in-house and in consultancy roles across the corporate and not-for-profit sectors, including in  travel, food retailing, wine industry, financial services, utilities, mining and resources, government, healthcare, motoring, insurance and consumer lobbying.

She is a strategic thinker with strengths in corporate communication including stakeholder engagement, media relations, issues and crisis management; marketing communication and brand strategy; employee engagement, internal communication and cultural transformation.

She is now helping Bankwest achieve its strategic priorities in her role as Head of Communication and Public Affairs where she is leading a significant shift in the way Bankwest builds its reputational capital.

Previous roles have included National Communications Manager for Alcoa in Australia, Head of Corporate Relations for RAC WA and Head of Product PR for Tesco in the UK.