Qualified as an Electronics Engineer, Nikki initially worked as a design and development engineer in the Aerospace industry based at Rochester Airfield. In the following 30+ years Nikki built experience in working in Technology Industries, Education and the NHS. The sizes of companies Nikki worked with, and managed ranged from small start-ups through medium sized business to large corporates. A Chartered Engineer by background Nikki has worked with a variety of Industries including Health Service, Avionics, Defence, IT, Telecommunications, Finance, Pharmaceutical and Community Care. Her last role was as the Chairman at a large NHS Trust. A successful Board Director and Change Agent with an outstanding track record of achievement in business change across diverse sectors. Specialist knowledge areas: Diversity/ Unconscious bias, Cyber security, IT Systems, Digital, Outsourcing, Government Regulators, Organization Behaviour/Change, Governance, Risk Management.