Nick Loukas is a local pharmacist in Cairns. Finishing his schooling in Cairns and owning his first pharmacy at 22 years old in Mareeba. He then returned home to Cairns in 1995 where he owned a number of pharmacies in Cairns and Smithfield. He developed the V Pharmacy and Alive Discount Pharmacy brands and franchised these.
At present, Nick is the Managing Director of Retail Pharmacy Group with business interests from Cooktown to Gladstone. In 2011, Nick was invited to work with JCU as Chair of the Pharmacy Advisory Committee and continues to hold this position. He also has a Bachelor of Business and studied at Harvard Business School. Nick is a fellow of the Australian College of Pharmacy Practice and Management and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. With an office in Lake Street, Nick has been as active member of the Inner-City Working Committee throughout the CBD redevelopment. His passions are in marketing and leadership.