Nicola joined Shoosmiths as its Corporate Responsibility Director in January 2011. As a member of the Shoosmiths Operations Board she is responsible for shaping and delivering the corporate responsibility component of the business plan. She is a sustainability specialist who has previously worked in the retail, food service, packaging and mobile telecommunications sectors with broad experience in strategy development and change management in order to reposition businesses aligned with commercial and client requirements. She is passionate about creating opportunities for businesses and their employees to make a real difference in society. Nicola is a Chartered Environmentalist and Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment as well as being a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.