Director People Policy - COSLA
Nicola started her career with local government in 1998 and held several roles in South Lanarkshire Council in both frontline service delivery and in strategy/policy development.
Nicola commenced working with COSLA, in December 2013 and covered welfare reform and devolved social security before taking on the housing and homelessness brief in autumn of 2017. Nicola has subsequently led both the Children and Young People team and Health and Social Care Team in COSLA.
In October 2021, Nicola took on the role of Director of People Policy in COSLA and now provides day to day leadership for COSLA as a member of SMT. Nicola manages teams including Health and Social Care, Children and Young People, Strategic Migration and Digital Services.