Nick Hockley was appointed as Cricket Australia’s Chief Executive Officer in June 2021, following more than three years as CEO of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Local Organising Committee. In total, Nick has 13 years’ major event experience, having also held senior roles with the organising committees of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG).
Within the Olympic Games, Nick was Head of Commercial Negotiations, where he and his team spent 6 years developing and delivering the London 2012 commercial program, comprising 44 sponsors and contributing approximately $1.2 billion of the Games budget.
At ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Nick’s role was General Manager, Commercial & Marketing, where he was primarily responsible for marketing, ticketing and hospitality, helping drive total attendance at the tournament of more than 1 million fans.
At the ICC T20 World Cup 2020, Nick oversaw a dedicated local organising committee responsible for coordinating marketing, ticketing, hospitality, logistics, cricket operations, volunteering and security, resulting in more than 86,000 people attending the women’s final in March.
Before his work in major events, Nick held senior corporate finance roles at PwC, where he also qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Born in England, Nick completed his education at the University of Oxford.
Nick Hockley is a Member of the Champions of Change Sport Group established in 2015. The Sport Group includes leaders from every major sport in Australia, and of some of Australia’s most successful sporting clubs. The group is focused on advancing women in leadership, pay equality and creating safe, respectful and inclusive sporting environments.