Nicolle Rantanen

Nicolle Rantanen (Presiding Member)
Chief Operating Officer
Department of Treasury and Finance

Nicolle commenced as Chief Operating Officer, Department of Treasury and Finance on 14 March 2016.  Nicolle was appointed to the role of Presiding Member of the State Procurement Board in April 2016.

Over the past six years Nicolle has been the Chief Operating Officer at Statewide Super.  On 1 May 2015 she began acting as Statewide's Chief Executive Officer and in the lead role her focus was on ensuring that Statewide was a competitive provider of superannuation and financial services that outperformed on returns and was recognised for superior member and employer services.

In 2014 Nicolle received the prestigious National Fund Executives Association award in recognition of her outstanding contribution as COO to Statewide and the superannuation industry

Nicolle's extensive experience within the superannuation and banking industry is backed by her strength in strategic planning, organisational development, business improvement, finance, systems and administration.  Prior to joining Statewide, Nicolle was the Director, Operations and later Director, Strategy and Member Services at Super SA which forms part of the Department of Treasury and Finance for nine years.

Nicolle has a Masters of Commercial Law, a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce.  She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Society of CPAs and a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia.  Nicolle is also a Director of Credit Union SA and Chair of the Audit Committee.