Nicole Hill (née Grundy)

Nicole Hill (née Grundy)

Chief Executive Officer

Nicole has held senior executive roles with verifiable year-after-year success in achieving revenue, profit and business growth objectives within the vocational education and medical sector, start-up, turnaround, and rapid change environments. Working across the Vocational Education and Training sector for over twenty years, holding various executive roles; Chief Academic Officer, General Manager and Chief Operations Officer for corporate RTOs and owning her own RTO back in 2008. Working across accredited and non-accredited, fee-for-service and government funding space.

Nicole has varied experiences in the learning and development space; Nicole has always been dedicated to supporting employee growth and enhancing organisational culture. Nicole successfully implemented the “Step up & Step In” mentoring program, fostering talent development and career progression within organization of 1000 employees.

As a Certified PDP Administrator, Nicole excels in using behavioural assessments to uncover individual strengths and motivators, enabling her to personalise development plans and create targeted coaching programs. With a deep understanding of human behaviour, Nicole identifies the root causes of organisational problems and develops effective strategies to address them, ensuring sustainable solutions that drive continuous improvement.

Nicole is passionate about education as it bestows greater knowledge and provides us with a different lens to see our world. With proven success in inspiring, motivating, developing and engaging teams while improving organisational culture and performance across businesses, including introducing and developing a senior leadership team in a previous role. Her strengths and skillset beyond VET are managing people, driving a strong culture, and being a strategic thinker, all with a commercial mind.

As Chief Executive Officer at ILP, Nicole is responsible and accountable for the financial growth across the business. She realises the strategic priority, providing leadership and overall operational direction across the company. Nicole enjoys spending quality time with her family, running, listening to podcasts and shopping!

Nicole Grundy