She works with a range of organisations, exploring and changing the ways social and environmental issues are framed in public discourse. She previously led the FrameWorks Institute’s UK portfolio, investigating public understanding of poverty, health, the economy and the environment. She spearheaded Joseph Rowntree Foundation's award-winning Talking about Poverty project, working closely with JRF and the wider UK poverty sector to shift the national conversation about poverty in the UK. Prior to that Nicky led communications teams at Friends of the Earth and Save the Children.
Nicky holds a BA in English and postgraduate qualifications in marketing and public relations.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
Broken hearted: A spotlight paper on cardiovascular diseaseProgress on cardiovascular disease was a significant driver of better health and prosperity in the latter half of the 20th century, however progress has recently stalled – with indications it may be in reverse.