A qualified midwife and highly accomplished risk management, corporate and quality governance expert, Nicola has over 20 years’ experience across acute, primary care, commissioning and independent healthcare sectors. She currently holds a national role for Marie Stopes International UK Division as an Executive Director of Quality and Governance and is the organisation’s Executive Safeguarding Lead. Nicola was an Executive Director of Integrated Governance for Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) with responsibility for ensuring that the CCG met its statutory Section 11 duties under the Health & Social Care Act (children) and Care Act (adults). She also chaired the Serious Case Review Working Group (GSCB sub-group) and played a key role in CCG partnership working by building strong relationships with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Metropolitan Police Service, key health providers and charitable organisations ensuring a cohesive and collaborative approach to key priorities around gangs, domestic abuse, child sexual exploitation and female genital mutilation.
Nicola strongly believes in unharnessing potential of young people to ensure their voices are heard and listened to, and supporting them in their mental health and wellbeing.
“I am delighted to be recruited to the Brandon Centre Board of Trustees. It is a unique opportunity to support development and delivery of charity strategy to the benefit of the young people it serves whilst ensuring charitable compliance, quality of services and sustainability. It is an absolute privilege to ensure the best interests of young people are always considered and met first and foremost in all charitable business and delivery.”
Trustee additional responsibilities:
Quality, Safety & Risk Committee Trustee
Chair, Policy Committee