Nicola brings a wealth of finance and accounting experience to Inspiring Scotland, including an MA in Accounting from Aberdeen University. After training as an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers Nicola progressed her career in London, predominantly in the Private Equity industry, where she ultimately held the position of Finance Director. Here she was responsible for all the financial and operational aspects of the business.
Nicola is devoted to achieving the best outcomes possible and is driven by her belief every child should have the opportunity to succeed in life.
Having held the position of Finance Director for the previous 14 years Nicola is now enjoying a better work/life balance – spending more time with her young family and finding joy in running and travelling.
Did you know that Inspiring Scotlandâ€™s specialist volunteer opportunities enable you to use your skills and expertise for the greater good? Specialist Volunteer Executive Elaine Crichton explains how you can make a difference. Traditional volunteering roles arenâ€™t for everyone â€“ whilst many of us want to share our time and skills with charities and otherRead More
Nine charities offering a range of community and employment projects from around Scotland have been announced as recipients of almost ÂŁ400,000 ofÂ funding aimed at raising societyâ€™s understanding of autism. This fund aims to make employment and community participation more accessible and to help autistic people to live active and independent lives. The fund willRead More
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