Nicole Sparshott
CEO
Unilever ANZ

Nicola Sparshott

Nicole Sparshott is the CEO of Unilever Australia & New Zealand and Global CEO of luxury retailer, T2 Tea. She has over 25 years of experience in developing and building brands, growing businesses, and transforming infrastructure and culture. She has worked across a broad range of organisations including Unilever, The Coca-Cola Company, P&G and George Patterson Y&R.

Recognised for her depth and breadth of expertise across FMCG, Retail, Luxury, and Ecommerce, Nicole also brinks broader based category experience spanning food, beverages, healthcare and personal care.

Nicole Sparshott hold a Master in International Business, which has been supported by significant global management experience across Australia, New Zealand, UK, Europe, USA and highly diverse markets of Asia. She is currently completing and Executive MBA in Change through INSEAD.

Nicole is also a Non-Executive Director on the Board of both World Wildlife Fund Australia & Global Sisters. She is a passionate advocate that businesses today must drive sustainable agendas that positively impact both people and the planet and in doing so be a true force for good.

The best advice she has ever been given was “when you are dancing on thin ice you may as well tap dance” and that is how she lives her life with her husband Graeme and their two children, Keira and Lachlan.

Champions of Change National 2016 Group

Nicole Sparshott is a Member of the Champions of Change National 2016 Group. The group brings together a diverse range of significant Australian employers spanning government, retail, financial services, energy, mining, consumer goods and professional service sectors. Members are committed to lead and deliver change in gender equality, and drive a sustainable increase in the representation of women in leadership positions.