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Global authority on alcohol and other drug responses

Renowned global ‘pracademic’, Dr Nicole has spent nearly three decades creating a (r)evolutionary approach that works to improve outcomes.

Better outcomes mean better funding, leadership, and performance.

“Anyone can read what the research says works. But implementation of research to practice takes another level of understanding. It’s not just what works, but what’s feasible, what’s practical. What works – not for everyone, but for you and your organization”.

Dr Nicole knows how to make drug and alcohol policy work in the real world. Over 500 global organisations have a new-found edge because of her tactical real-world advice.

Whether you’re looking for a speaker at your next event, or wanting to accelerate change in your organisation, Dr Nicole will work with you full circle.

About Dr Nicole

Nicole Lee is an international leader in alcohol and other drug policy and practice. She is Director at Australia’s leading alcohol and other drug specialist consultancy, 360Edge, and Professor at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University. She currently serves on the Australian Government's key drug advisory body, the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and other Drugs; is the Alcohol and other Drug Advisor for the Department of Veteran's Affairs; and is Deputy Editor at the journal Drug and Alcohol Review.

She has previously served on the boards of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD), the Alcohol and other Drug Council of Australia (ADCA) and the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT), twice National President. She has provided advice on drug policy to international agencies, including World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), as well as International and Australian governments. She has published extensively in the area of alcohol and other drugs, with more than 100 journal articles, books, chapters and clinical guidelines.

In an industry where change is constant, Her ability to distill academic expertise, and cut through the jargon, results in real-world policies, processes and practices that are easy to understand, effective to implement — and most importantly — sustainable.


Dr Nicole keeps you up to date with worlds best practice in alcohol and drug policy and practice. She advises governments, organisations and people. Nicole cuts through the academic jargon to provide leading edge solutions that are right for you.


As Australasia’s leading alcohol and other drug behaviour change expert, Dr Nicole presents break-through practical advice in a relevant, engaging way.


Willing to confront controversies head-on, Dr Nicole's keynotes are renowned for being highly engaging and practical. She has delivered more than 2000 top rated talks to over 40,000 global leaders in every industry.


Dr Nicole is highly sought after by the media for her insightful and balanced views including Sunrise, SBS Insight, News and Current Affairs.