Nicky is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD with 17 years HR experience and is currently the Head of Talent Acquisition at Channel 4 and the Head of Recruitment for ‘Pride in London’.
At Channel 4 she has responsibility for recruitment in the creative, commercial and operational areas from entry to executive level and last year led recruitment for the new National HQ in Leeds.
In addition to Talent Acquisition, Nicky has previously held roles focused on employer brand, employee engagement and employee communications, following her early career as an HR generalist.
Her role at volunteer organisation ‘Pride in London’has responsibility for leading the recruitment of 250+ year-round volunteers and the small army of volunteers who support on the day of the Pride Parade in central London.
As a champion of early-careers and passionate about providing opportunities to young people from diverse backgrounds, Nicky previously spent 3 years on the board of trade organisation, the ‘Institute of Student Employers’, and embeds a focus on Diversity and Inclusion in all of her roles.
Outside of work she watches lots of TV, travels whenever possible and is a long-suffering supporter of her home town football club Leeds United.
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