Dr Nick Fisher is the founder of ValueMetrics Australia, an organisation that carries out research and consulting primarily in the area of Performance Measurement. After 30 years as a statistical consultant and researcher in CSIRO, he left his position as a Chief Research Scientist in May 2001. Whilst in CSIRO, he led the development of CSIRO's Organisational Performance Measurement (OPM®) system, which has been applied successfully in a number of private and public enterprises, and has been part of graduate programs at a number of institutions.
Nick carries out research and consulting in Performance Measurement, with particular emphasis on improving quantitative reports to Boards and top management, focusing on stakeholder satisfaction (customers, employees, partners, ...). Recent and current clients include the Basque Statistical Office, CSIRO, the Australian Bureau of Statistics, John Holland Group, the Lane Cove Tunnel Project, La Trobe University, Purdue University, Imperial College London, Life Technologies (Glasgow) and Roche Diagnostics NZ Ltd.
Nick holds an appointment as Visiting Professor of Statistics at the University of Sydney. His formal qualifications include a PhD from the University of North Carolina, and a DSc from the University of Sydney.
He is also professionally accredited by the Statistical Society of Australia and by the American Statistical Association.
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