Nicola is a medical doctor whose fascination with the quality of conversations started early in her career at the bedside of patients. Working within the government, non-profit and  corporate sectors, it became clear to her that whatever the field of work, the quality of conversations determines the effectiveness of individuals and organisations. She now focuses on supporting organisations to thrive through enhancing the quality of workplace conversations. She trained as a facilitator, is an ICF accredited coach, and her approach draws significantly on emerging brain science and how it can be applied to facilitate working with greater potency, meaning and connection. She has a wanderlust for the African continent, and lives in Cape Town with her husband, two children and two badly behaved dogs.

Nicola holds the following qualifications and credentials:

  • MBChB (hons) UCT
  • Masters in Palliative Medicine UCT
  • Post Graduate Diploma in HIV Management, Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness Based Interventions through Stellenbosch University
  • Associate Certified Coach with International Coach Federation
  • Certificate of Coaching Skills through the NeuroLeadership Group
  • Accredited Enneagram Practitioner