Nigel Cotsell

Nigel has a wealth of experience and knowledge from a diverse range of environmental portfolios across the three tiers of Australian government, the private sector and overseas including:

  • State – Office of Environment and Heritage, Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage and South Australian Department of Environment and Heritage;
  • Local – Coffs Harbour City Council
  • Federal – Department of Primary Industries and Energy and Department of Environment
  • International – New Zealand Department of Conservation.

For the last 10 years Nigel has been operating as a senior manager across a range of Natural Resource Management portfolios with a demonstrated track record of providing direction and achieving results through multidisciplinary teams. Nigel has worked across a range of policy, strategic planning and environmental legislation to deliver, with partners, a range of targeted threatened species and ecosystem management priorities that includes key elements of the NSW government’s Saving our Species program.

Nigel’s career has involved reporting and communicating project results to government, private sector, investors, stakeholders and the community. Brokering multi-stakeholder partnerships that align with organisational priorities to achieve threatened species outcomes has been a focus of his career.

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