Nicole Birman

Nicole Birman

General Counsel And Company Secretary Ltd

Nicole is an experienced General Counsel, Company Secretary and senior executive, passionate about diversity and inclusion and fostering an outstanding corporate culture.

Prior to joining carsales in 2010, Nicole practised commercial law at one of Australia’s premier law firms Minter Ellison, specialising in intellectual property and dispute resolution, before moving in-house to work in the legal departments of some of Australia’s most prominent businesses.

Nicole is passionate about demonstrating the value of the in-house legal function, working with the business as a trusted advisor and seeking to add value in every interaction. Her role as General Counsel sees her involved in a wide range of carsales’ activities from international acquisitions to the protection of internally developed world-class technology. As Company Secretary, Nicole works closely with the carsales Board across the full gamut of corporate governance matters relevant to an ASX listed company.

Appointed to carsales’ Executive Leadership Team in 2017, Nicole is actively involved in carsales’ diversity initiatives and the company’s strategic direction and commercial imperatives on a broad scale, bringing her analytical and critical thinking skills and unique viewpoint derived from her years of legal and commercial experience.