Region: London and South East England
Company: National Cancer Research Institute
Position: Head of Conference and Events
Member’s profile: Nicole Leida
Nicole is a professional event organiser with relevant experience in various fields. She has a sharp eye for detail and quality and is passionate about delivering excellent organisational practices. She has been leading event teams as an in-house PCO for over 10 years. Her work experience is varied and multi-faceted. She has worked with International companies such as the National Institutes of Health, the Swedish Society of Medicine and the New York Academy of Medicine amongst others as well as well-established charities.
Nicole worked for the Royal Society of Medicine for over 7 years and as Head of Events had responsibility for leading and coordinating the strategic planning function of a team of 30 as well as the day-to-day operations of the department. She founded RSM Professionals, the commercial arm of the department which she successfully led for over 3 years running partnership events across the UK.
In 2015 Nicole was appointed as Head of Conference and Events at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) where she leads the Conference and Events Team.
In her spare time Nicole practises and teaches Hatha Yoga and meditation – practices she has found extremely helpful to keep her work-life balance right.