Nicki is a dedicated community leader who is passionate about raising awareness and reducing stigma for mental health, and encouraging early intervention. She is currently a Councillor with the City of Stonnington and non-executive director of Mental Health First Aid. Previously she was the Chair of PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia) and Emerge Women and Children Support Services, and a non-executive director of On The Line Australia. Nicki joined the Lifeline Direct Board in 2023 following the voluntary amalgamation of Lifeline with On The Line Australia. With lived experience of perinatal depression, Nicki understands the importance of accessible and quality support services to those in need.

Nicki’s professional experience is as a management consultant specialising in change management and leading organisations through workforce transformation programs. She has worked across a range of industries including government, professional services, resources and the not-for-profit sector in Australia and London.