Areas of expertise: Legal Access Challenge, access to justice, legaltech vs lawtech, governments & innovation, better markets, general insurance, social enterprise, purpose-led business, programme management
Nicola is Programme Manager of The Legal Access Challenge, a challenge prize delivered by Nesta in partnership with the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The Legal Access Challenge is seeking digital technology solutions which directly help people to better understand and resolve their legal problems.
Before joining Nesta, Nicola spent ten years as a consultant at global advisory firm Willis Towers Watson working with a broad range of FTSE 100 clients and smaller insurers across the UK and Europe, specialising in personal lines insurance. She qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 2012.
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. During this programme Nicola defined and implemented strategy for the Commercial team at community interest company Mental Health First Aid England and led the research and design phase for the Legal Access Challenge.
Outside of work, Nicola loves to travel and to walk/run/occasionally climb outdoors.