Nicole is the CEO of Neighbourhood Houses Victoria and is the current President of the Australian Neighbourhood House and Centres Association (ANHCA).
Nicole holds a Bachelor of Social Work, as well as a Master of Public Policy and Management from the University of Melbourne. She has also recently commenced a PhD at Deakin University, focused on changing trends in community governance.
Nicole has over ten years’ experience working in local government, holding senior roles within Community Development, Youth Services, Emergency Management and Governance. She has also held a number of positions within the not-for-profit sector, as well as teaching politics and gender studies at Melbourne University.
Nicole is passionate about education and, in particular, the important role that it can play in creating a more fair and equitable society.