Nicola graduated with a degree in English and Drama from Leeds University in 1992. She began her career at BBH reaching Board Director level before leaving to join Grey London where she was promoted to Deputy Chairman in June 2004. In April 2008 she joined Karmarama as a Partner and Chairman during which time she was recognised by Campaign as being the Top Business Development Director in the UK. In June, 2013 she joined Facebook as VP EMEA.
In 2005 she featured in Management Today’s list of the ‘Top 35 women under 35’. Nicola’s other responsibilities include being a member of the IPA Council, a past President of WACL, Director of The Fragrance Foundation and Board Member of Cosmetic Executive Women. She is also Chair of the Corporate Board of Women’s Aid.