Colleen Weiler has been Hicksons’ Chief Operating Officer since 2019, leading the delivery of the firm’s strategy for all business operations including finance, IT, business development, marketing, office services and people and culture. Colleen also leads the firm’s transformation initiatives to strengthen business performance, growth and sustainability through efficient business models and frameworks.
Colleen advocates a people-first culture, creating an environment where people have the opportunity to thrive personally and professionally, and realise their potential. She champions diversity, inclusion and equity, giving voice to all levels of the organisation.
She continually strives for client service excellence, underpinned by process, financial and technology improvements, and leads the firm to deliver on its client commitments.
Colleen’s leadership skills and contributions have been recognised in the legal industry through her being nominated as a finalist in Lawyers Weekly's Women in Law Awards in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2023.
Working closely with the Managing Partner, Colleen is responsible for ensuring the firm achieves its strategic objectives, vision and delivers on its commitments to clients, partners and people.
Colleen holds a Masters in both Commerce and Strategic Human Resources Management, and is a Justice of the Peace.