Fission Advisory Services is headed by Nathan Agnew, an experienced senior executive with board, line management and advisory experience.
Nathan is currently a board member at Destination Melbourne, and Chair of the Advisory board of BioJet Corporation. Nathan has held senior executive positions with Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC) – the holding company of Melbourne Airport, and Air New Zealand.
His advisory experience includes being a former Director of GEM Consulting and The Boston Consulting Group, where he advised on asset privatisations, turnarounds and corporate strategy across multiple infrastructure sectors.
At Australia Pacific Airports Corp, he was Executive General Manager Assets & Planning, responsible for all infrastructure activities at Melbourne Airport including the airport’s Master Plan, regulatory approvals and planning including airside (runways, taxiways, aprons), terminals, roads & utilities. He was then Executive General Manager Corporate & Aeronautical Development responsible for all aeronautical commercial activities including aeronautical revenue, contract negotiation, aviation attraction, airline marketing and regulatory strategy. He also had corporate-wide responsibility for the company’s digital customer strategy. Prior to APAM, Nathan was the Chief Planning Officer at Air New Zealand, including group strategy, M&A, network planning & new route development, fleet planning & deal execution and airport infrastructure planning.
At GEM Consulting he advised clients across the firm’s three businesses of strategy consulting, corporate finance and private equity, specifically in mining, oil & gas, airlines, airports, rail and logistics.
Nathan was previously with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Sydney, Melbourne and Chicago. He was a member of the firm’s Corporate Finance practice, focussing on M&A and corporate valuation, and also its Transport & Tourism practice where he advised airlines.
Nathan holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson (Los Angeles). At UCLA he was awarded the prestigious Knapp prize for his work with an Australian-based start-up. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce with first class honours in Accounting & Finance from the University of Western Australia where he was the recipient of a KPMG Scholarship, Coopers & Lybrand Research Fellowship and BP Young Achievers Scholarship. Nathan has also lectured in finance at the University of Western Australia.