Nicola graduated from Brown University in the US with a degree in History of Art and Architecture and has a strong background in merchandising, design and marketing. Nicola worked extensively in New York with retail fashion companies including Victoria’s Secret, Brooks Brothers and Ann Taylor.
Upon returning to Australia in 2003 she worked as a retail and marketing consultant. Past clients include Sheridan, General Pants & Co and Sportscraft. Since leaving the commercial sector in 2014, Nicola has consulted with a number of non-profit initiatives ( Folo Collective, Sydney Story factory and Global Diginty Day ) to support young people in academic and creative pursuits.