Nicki joined WEV in April 2018 to set up the business recovery & resilience program in the aftermath of the Thomas Fire and the Montecito Debris Flow. In January 2020, she transitioned to a new role working closely with the CEO, management team, and board to implement WEV’s strategic initiatives. Originally from England, Nicki qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC, specializing in forensic accounting and fraud risk management. She brings over 20 years of experience in business finance and operations, working with small businesses, private and public companies. Nicki has also worked with several local non-profits as a board trustee, grant writer and volunteer. Outside of work, she can be found fully embracing the active Santa Barbara lifestyle, running along Cabrillo Boulevard, or sweating it out at a nearby yoga class.