Nicola joined Sanlam in March 2020 as Chief Financial Officer. She studied mathematics and statistics at the University of Glasgow before qualifying as an accountant with EY. Her career within financial services spans over 20 years performing senior finance roles in retail banking, investment banking and asset management. Most recently she was Global Head of Financial Risk Management at Standard Life Aberdeen plc and prior to that Chief Financial Officer for the EMEA region at Aberdeen Asset Management plc.
Nicola believes the wealth and asset management industry plays a vital economic and societal role in managing risk and return for its customers and the underlying purpose of serving customers must lie at the heart of what we do.