Nicole joined Bell Asset Management in November 2010 to research eligible stocks across the cap spectrum within her research coverage responsibilities in developed and emerging markets. Prior to joining Nicole worked in London as a Global Equities Analyst for both First State Investments UK and Aviva Investors plc. During her time in the UK she worked mainly as a Generalist, however also had specific responsibilities for Consumer-related sectors such as Staples, Discretionary, Telecoms, IT, and various sub-sectors within the wider Industrials sector. Prior to 2000, Nicole worked for Colonial Ltd as a Research/BA within various departments including Marketing, Treasury and Group Strategic Development, where she helped managed various Group M&A deals and divestitures domestically and in the UK.
Nicole has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with honours) from Monash University, Melbourne (1997) and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from The Securities Institute of Australia (2001). Nicole is a Charterholder of the CFA Institute and a member of the CFA Society in Melbourne.