Nicky sits on the External Relations and Development Committee. She is a senior fundraiser with over 25 years experience. For 12 years she was Sponsorship & Development Director of the Edinburgh International Festival and previously worked in London for IMG Artists and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 2008 she has been a fundraising consultant working for clients in the arts and charity sectors including Sistema Scotland which has established transformative Big Noise programmes in four of Scotland's most disadvantaged communities.
Nicky was a Trustee of Scottish Adoption (2008–2018); is on the Board of the National Youth Choir of Scotland; and is a Committee member of the New Town Concerts Society and Lammermuir Festival. Her daughter was at GWC from the age of 4 to 18.