At Nesta Challenges, Nicola is a Senior Programme Manager, currently managing delivery of Ofwat’s £200m Innovation Fund to grow the water sector’s capacity to innovate, enabling it to better meet the evolving needs of customers, society and the environment. She previously led the Legal Access Challenge, which sought digital technology solutions to help people to better understand and resolve their legal problems.
Before joining Nesta, Nicola was a Director at global advisory company Willis Towers Watson, where as a qualified actuary she provided technical and strategic consultancy support to general insurance companies. Nicola is a Fellow of the On Purpose Associate Programme, a one year leadership programme for experienced professionals facilitating transition into careers within purpose driven businesses.
Outside of work, Nicola loves to travel and to spend time outdoors hiking, running and rock climbing. She volunteers with Measuring the Good, which supports small charities and social enterprises to develop their impact practice.