Name: Nicky Eakins

Role: Judge

Connected. Committed. Creative.

Nicky is an experienced marketing professional with over 17 years of local and international aviation and advertising experience.

As the Marketing Business Partner for Aviation and Property at Melbourne Airport she works closely with the airline partners, government and trade developing and delivering results driven marketing strategies to cut through in the Victorian tourism market for both international and domestic markets.  She has been at the airport for over a decade and worked on several international airline launches, some of her highlight inaugurals into Melbourne include: Sri Lankan Airlines, LATAM, Air Canada, Cebu Pacific, Japan Airlines and United Airlines to name a few.  She also works very closely with a host of advertising, media, and research agencies.

Nicky, originally from the English countryside near London, has called Melbourne home for 11 years and has enjoyed raising her two young boys in Australia.

Connect with Nicky through LinkedIn.