Nicola joined LSE in 2008 from Imperial College London where she led the development of the UK Research Reserve project. In March 2015 Nicola was appointed Director of LSE Library and Librarian of the British Library of Political and Economic Science.
Nicola’s professional life has focused on leading change in libraries in order to meet the demands of a digital environment and she has enjoyed a varied career in the higher education and heritage sectors, with roles at the British Library, SOAS and Imperial College London.
Nicola has contributed to a number of national and international initiatives in support of evolving the role of research libraries. She is currently Chair of the Board of Research Libraries UK.