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We’re proud to announce that Nicole Pollak is taking on the role of Managing Director Australia, Siren Design Group.


Having co-founded the Siren Melbourne studio from scratch almost 10 years ago, Nicole is known for her creativity and heart. She brings a depth of experience and a true care for design, her clients, her team and everything she does which makes her perfectly positioned to take on the national role.

Nicole has worked in the industry since 2005, working on commercial interior design and architecture projects for an extensive list of clients in Australia, London, China and India. She built her Siren Melbourne team from the ground up, launching in 2014. As Managing Director of the Melbourne studio she has won numerous awards for projects such as Google, The Commons, Infosys, IDP Education and Central House, to name a few.

Nicole Pollak, Managing Director Australia & Penny Sloane, Global CEO

According to Penny Sloane, Global CEO, Siren Design Group: ‘I have worked with Nicole since she first started at Siren 10 years ago. This is a natural career progression and I know she will take on the challenge with relish. Nicole will be the first point of contact for the Australian studios whilst also linking into our global team of designers who are currently collaborating on projects in London, Greece, Vietnam, Korea and Singapore. Nicole and I feel passionate about the teams being more connected and I can’t wait to see where she takes this. We first brainstormed this role a year ago and felt that 2024 was the right time to implement it.’

Nicole Pollak states: ‘I’ve loved driving and developing the Siren business in Melbourne for the past decade and it’s a privilege to be able to step up and lead the Australian team as a whole, I’m excited and ready to embark on the next chapter at Siren. My passion has always been about understanding our Sirens, our clients and their businesses in depth, and combining those learnings to create spaces that are uniquely designed for connection, community and culture. It excites me to be developing my role to further impact, enhance and unify Siren Design’s community and connections, enabling even more seamless collaboration  across the studios.’