Nicki Hutley combines economic expertise with a strong social conscience, making her an essential part of the Nature Positive Economy CRC. With over 30 years of experience in markets and investments, Nicki is adept at creating solutions that align economic growth with environmental sustainability.
Her career is marked by a dedication to using economics for good, addressing crucial issues like climate change, housing affordability, and social inclusion. Nicki’s deep understanding of markets, investment strategies, and economic modeling helps her evaluate both immediate and long-term impacts of economic decisions.
Known for her bold ideas, Nicki is a prominent keynote speaker and media figure, frequently appearing on shows like The Drum and The Project. She’s a vocal advocate for Indigenous economic empowerment and integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge in managing resources.
At the Nature Positive Economy CRC, Nicki champions collaborations across sectors, understanding the need for a united approach to build a Nature Positive Economy. Her blend of economic acumen and commitment to social and environmental justice positions her as a key driver in creating an economy that’s in sync with nature’s needs.