Nicola heads up the Social and Political Research team at ComRes, responsible for a range of sectors including education, arts and heritage, third sector, public sector, political parties, unions and think tanks. She oversees research for clients including HMRC, Teach First and Arts Council England, to guide internal decision-making and strategy on communications, reputation, stakeholders and membership, and public policy.
Nicola is an experienced mixed methods researcher, with over 10 years’ experience, and advanced quantitative and qualitative research design and analysis knowledge. Before joining ComRes Nicola worked as a specialist in international and ‘developing’ country research, including a couple of years in Ghana conducting research for international development and exploring new digital methodologies. She has a Master’s in Social Research from the Politics department at Birkbeck, London University.