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.
The Thrive Outdoors team has today (Monday 12 February 2024) launched a new website to showcase the work of the fund and share resources with the play and outdoor sector. The new site will be a hub for outdoor play champions, offering support, guidance and resources – a one-stop-shop for practitioners, education professionals and childmindersRead More
We kicked off the new year by hosting the first online conference of its kind in Scotland – Infant Mental Health: Babies in Scotland 2024. This event was in partnership with the Scottish Government and was our biggest event yet with 588 people attending on the day. It was incredible to get that manyRead More
The Scottish Government has recently asked for views on their proposed Care Leavers Payment. As Scotland’s national mentoring programme for children and young people with care experience, our Fund Manager Christine was in a unique position to gather valuable insights from the young people this will affect. Here’s what she found out… In myRead More