Nicolette Barnard

Nicolette Barnard

Head of Human Resources - Australia & New Zealand, Siemens

Nicolette is the Head of Human Resources for Siemens Australia and New Zealand and also the Human Resources regional speaker for Siemens in ASEAN-Pacific.

Nicolette began her career in HR in 1994. She joined Siemens in July 2001 in South Africa where she held various HR functions including Head of HR for Africa. She relocated to join Siemens Australia in June 2011.

During her tenure at Siemens she has implemented multiple local and international best practice projects, in various disciplines within the HR value chain. Nicolette has been instrumental in the implementation of Australia’s first Industry 4.0 digital Apprenticeship in collaboration with Swinburne University and Ai Group. This first-of-its-kind apprenticeship has, amongst other accolades, has won the National Australian Training Awards.