Nicky joined Foundation for a Just Society (FJS) in 2017. She serves on the Governing Council of the European Foundation Centre and on the Board of Prospera – the International Network of Women’s Funds. At SOMO, Nicky is an advisor on organisational development and fundraising.

Previously, she served as Executive Director at Mama Cash and as Vice President of Development and Communications at the Global Fund for Women. She has also served on the Board of the Global Greengrants Fund, OutRight Action International, Gender Action and the Women’s Funding Network.

Nicky is a respected leader with over 20 years experience in raising awareness about, commitment to and resources for human rights and social justice, particularly women’s rights. She has demonstrated success in transforming and managing growing human rights foundations and building collaborations that advance the human rights of women, girls and LGBTQI people.

Nicky is a native of Scotland with a Master’s degree in Urban Affairs and Planning from the City University of New York, Hunter College, and a Bachelor’s degree in History and French from Oxford University.