Principal Service Designer, cxpartners

Nicola is a Principal Service Designer with 12 years of experience in a range of roles. She brings experience in systems thinking and qualitative research practices that centre on achieving positive social and environmental impact. She has led research and design projects for a range of non-profit and public sector organisations including the NHS, Women’s Aid, Nationwide Foundation, Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP), STEM Learning and the National Lottery Community Fund.

Herself a daughter of teachers, Nicola is an advocate for transforming our educational system. She is passionate about making things that work for people, that are sustainable, and doing the critical groundwork through meaningful, proportionate and equitable research and design practices.

“Education is the single most important lever we have for improving life outcomes and changing our relationship with our planet. The Big Change team has an inspiring mission to empower passionate innovators in designing better educational futures. I’m super excited to see their many ideas brought to life!”