Our Team

Dr Nicola Watts

Nicola is an experienced Strategic Management & Innovation Ecosystems Consultant/Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working across many sectors - agrifood, education, ICT, and natural resource management. She is highly skilled in Clustering, Smart Specialisation, Place-based Development, Social Impact, Business Competitiveness, Natural Resource Management, Systems Thinking, Governance, Capacity Building and Strategic/Collaborative Leadership. Her extensive global experience is matched with a strong focus on 'acting locally'.  

Nicola considers herself as a reflective practitioner and always exploring the dynamic relationship between theory and practice.

Nicola is also currently an Adjunct Professor with Federation University’s Business School.

More information about Nicola is available at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-nicola-watts-52a0a432

E: nicola.watts@c4impact.com.au    M: +61 (0) 408 351 475

Ms Shayne Hyman

Shayne develops Ideas, Plans, People, Organisations, Businesses & Regions. With more than 40 years of professional practice in building capability and capacity, adding and creating value, across many sectors from education to agrifood, in not-for-profits, government at all levels, and commercial enterprise, Shayne engages and empowers to transform theory into authentic application. Born in East Gippsland, Shayne is concurrently learning and applying new knowledge in smart specialisation, systems innovation, and knowledge transference to ensure Australia and Australians prosper in all dimensions.

Discover more about Shayne’s expertise and experience at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shayne-hyman-360ab111

E: shayne.hyman@c4impact.com.au    M: +61 (0) 417 330 081

Affiliates from across our network can be brought in as required