Nicola works as a Consultant in NPC’s research and consulting team, supporting organisations to address the challenges they face in their work. Since joining NPC Nicola has specialised in systems change and place-based methodologies, as well as running NPC’s regular charity governance seminars. Amongst recent projects she has completed a systems change evaluation for Friends Provident Foundation and developed a place-based funding strategy for North Wales, Shropshire, Cheshire and Liverpool. She is currently evaluating a US-based impact investing firm, analysing how its investments have contributed to its mission of creating a fair and equitable society.
Prior to joining NPC Nicola worked at a number of marketing firms including digital transformation agency DigitasLBi (now Digitas) and advertising agency MullenLowe Group, before launching her own business development consultancy. Alongside her marketing experience she has advised a Kenyan foundation on their digital strategy and worked with a social enterprise in Bogota specialising in leadership training and human centred design.
NPC is brimming with passionate pragmatists. It is really exciting to know that the work we carry out collectively—with organisations of all shapes and sizes—contributes to making the sector a more powerful force for good.