Nicholas Stavrinidis

Principal Consultant


Nicholas is CMA Consulting Group’s Principal Consultant. He is an experienced commercial lawyer, facilitator, and agent for change. He works with individuals and organisations to advance their negotiation, relationship management, and communication skills.

Nicholas has worked with clients in financial services, health care, mining, law, government, and manufacturing across Australia and the APAC region. Nicholas served as part of the Oz Minerals Australia legal team, specialising in litigation. He has also worked in the not-for-profit space, working as a performance expert and team leader for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. In this role, he designed, delivered and facilitated educational programs for families of seriously ill children. Most recently, Nicholas represented the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, creating and facilitating immersive education workshops for the largest financial literacy program in the world, the Start Smart Program.

Nicholas is a graduate of Monash University School of Law, where he focused his education on the pedagogy of the Harvard Program on Negotiation. He is also a trained actor with international experience: prior to completing his legal training, Nicholas received a scholarship to attend The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.

On stage or in the training room, Nicholas enjoys the thrill of engaging with audiences and empowering people to work as more thoughtful and collaborative communicators.