Nicola Rowe
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Independent professional, working with BCG as project leader from time to time. Quantitative and lateral thinker with a knack for seeing the pattern in the pieces. Deep healthcare background; overall, particular expertise in strategy (including evaluating business cases and due diligence), marketing & branding and productivity & organisation


Professional background

Independent Professional (2007 - current)
Provide advice on corporate and business-level strategy to corporations in Germany, France, South Africa and NZ, and to public sector in NZ and Australia, working both as contract project leader with BCG and independently.
 

Project Leader, The Boston Consulting Group (2000 - 2005; 2010-current (intermittently))
Hamburg, Zurich (2000-2005); Sydney (2010-current, contracting on per-project basis). Strategic management consulting to national and international clients. Budget and personnel responsibility on individual projects. Presentations on board level; 1:1 interaction with CEOs and board members. Core member of healthcare practice group. Many projects in pharma marketing, branding and R&D productivity; some government and media work. Sample project experience included above.
 

Director, Ashridge Strategic Management Centre (2009)
(2009). Time split between research into strategy and project to attract funding for research through corporate members. Now edit bimonthly strategy and organisational journal roundups.
 

Lecturer in Corporate Governance (contracted), University of Canterbury MBA Programme (2008-2014)
(2008-present). Designed and taught popular course in corporate governance on the University of Canterbury's MBA programme.


 

Education

M. Phil in Bioscience Enterprise with Distinction: University of Cambridge, UK
Doctor of Laws: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Master of Laws with Distinction: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours; Bachelor of Arts: University of Canterbury, NZ