Nicola Halliday

Senior Consultant
Auckland Office

Nicola sees design as an essential problem-solving tool for organisations and is adept at applying design methodology to solve simple and complex issues.

Nicola joined MartinJenkins in 2017 as a Senior Consultant specialising in design thinking and the provision of co-design services. She is intent on building long-term confidence and capability for our clients in the use of design tools and their application.

Nicola combines a strategic mind-set with strong design coaching skills to implement innovative solutions in ways that are practical and enjoyable. She is a seasoned design coach with wide experience helping organisations solve issues in commercial and social contexts, and often in multi-stakeholder environments.

Nicola’s earlier experience includes:

• three years as a Design Catalyst for New Zealand Trade & Enterprise where she developed a varied customer portfolio ranging from agri-tech to ICT to fresh produce

• Service Design Lead at Auckland Council, where she was instrumental in the customer-centric transformation of services

• senior consultant at Kenexa specialising in culture and employee engagement

• organisation development consultant at IAG