Nigel Browne LLB, MAICD


Nigel is a Larrakia and Wulna man. He is the Chief Executive Officer of the Larrakia Development Corporation, having served as a Director on the board from 2006 and as Chair from 2010 to 2013. Nigel studied at Northern Territory University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Law in 2001.

Previous professional roles include Crown Prosecutor (ODPPNT), Aboriginal Lands (SFNT), and Policy Adviser (Chief Minister’s Office). Nigel has held board positions with the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency, Law Society (NT) and various other government and industry boards and committees. He is a member of the Aboriginal Tourism Committee (Tourism NT), the Territory Economic Reconstruction Commission (TERC), the Northern Australia Indigenous Reference Group (NIAA) and Chair of the Australia Day Council (NT).

In August 2011 Nigel was announced as the National Indigenous Legal Professional of the Year in recognition of his advocacy, representation, and contribution to Larrakia people. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.