Nicola grew up in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. She obtained her Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Western Australia, and her Juris Doctor from the University of Sydney. Nicola started her career as a lawyer in Sydney, specialising in mergers and acquisitions. She then transitioned into an in-house role at Macquarie Bank, and in May 2018 transferred to the London office in an operations role at the bank, where she supported the COO.
Nicola chose to attend London Business School for the opportunity to pivot into retail, to enhance her general management skills and to grow her network in London. She is continuously impressed by the international diversity and calibre of her classmates. Nicola is the London trek officer for the Retail and Luxury Goods Club and is on the Executive Committee of the ANZ Club. Nicola is also passionate about sport and is actively involved in the Women’s Touch Rugby Club and Squash Club.