Nicky helps companies, including leading UK, multinational and global corporations and businesses, develop their leadership capability and talent pipelines.
Nicky’s leadership insights are drawn from a 27 year career in the Armed Forces in core command, leadership, training and people development roles. Her broader experience and perspective is drawn from strategy, policy and finance roles in Army Headquarters, the Ministry of Defence and at the heart of Government.
This includes her work as Army Capability Director, in the rank of Brigadier (and the most senior woman in the Army), Nicky was responsible for the leadership, professional output and standards of 4500 officers and soldiers, and for delivering major business change. Nicky's experience as Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Defence, during a period of close parlimentary and media scrutiny admist fast moving-operations at home and abroad, complements her success achieved in the military.
She was appointed Commander of the British Empire in 2012 in recognition of her work. Nicky now works in sectors as diverse as financial services, oil and energy, transport, media, technology and law. Her work includes keynote speaking, design and delivery of leadership training packages, coaching and mentoring.