Nick Walsh is the Centre’s Chief Operating Officer. Nick manages the Centre’s operations, planning, business, and strategic development.

Prior to this Nick was the School Manager of the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. 

Nick has extensive experience in strategic planning, research management and business development, and is interested in evidence based research that informs the quality of public policy making and debate.

Nick has qualifications in tertiary education management, media and communications, policy studies, and contracting and procurement. 

He has worked for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Office for the Arts, the Canberra Theatre Centre, and the Minister for the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts.