Nick Dignam is an Investment Director at Blue Sky Private Equity and is responsible for originating new investment opportunities, working with portfolio companies to deliver growth and managing exit processes. Nick has more than ten years’ experience working in private equity and corporate finance roles. In addition to serving as a Director of Alcidion, Nick is also currently a Non-Executive Director representing Blue Sky on the Boards of HPS, the largest outsourced hospital pharmacy services business in Australia; Wild Breads, a leading producer of artisan breads; and GM Hotels, a portfolio of ten hotels in South Australia.
Prior to joining Blue Sky, Nick spent six years with Catalyst Investment Managers, a Sydney based mid-market private equity firm. During this period Nick worked across a broad range of sectors including consumer goods, retail, e-commerce, mining services and trade distribution. During his time at Catalyst, Nick was a Non-Executive Director of EziBuy, the largest online apparel retailer in Australia and New Zealand; and Morris Corporation, a provider of industrial catering services to the resources sector.
Before Catalyst, Nick spent three years with Ernst & Young in the mergers and acquisitions group.
Nick holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Queensland, and a Masters of Applied Finance from Queensland University of Technology.