Nicky is a motivated Organisational Development (OD) expert with extensive experience of psychotherapeutic application in the workplace and leading OD within all scales of business. Nicky is co-director of The Learning Curve and is closely involved in all large client projects.

Drawing on over 30 years' operational experience within market-leading companies both in the UK and USA, Nicky always aims to make a meaningful and lasting difference to every company and client she works with. Trained in psychotherapy, Nicky brings intuition and in-depth behavioural insight to her work.

With a knack for quickly understanding the organisational health of a business from an OD perspective, Nicky works co-creatively with clients to design effective programmes, getting buy-in and engagement at all levels and harnessing teams to fully implement agreed plans, delivering strong ROI. Nicky has a deep- rooted focus on values which filter down through every aspect of her work.

Nicky is responsible for managing the operational business, strategic design and leading organisational development programmes, leading a team of support staff and delivery teams, client relationship management and sales.

Operational Experience:

  • Manager for Marks & Spencer
  • HR Director for Lowndes Queensway
  • L&D Director for Rhone-Poulenc Rorer in USA and UK


  • MA in Psychotherapy and Counselling
  • Qualified Supervisor (of psychotherapists’ client work)
  • TA 101 (Transactional Analysis)
  • Qualified Psychometric Practitioner:  MBTI Step 1 & II, FIRO-B
  • Mediator
  • Qualified teacher, Further Education (City & Guilds 930)


  • 1:1 coaching for board members, chief executives, directors and business leaders
  • Team working and dynamics at board and director level
  • Organisational Development (OD) Consultant
  • Developing resilience and emotional intelligence
  • All areas of culture and change management programmes
  • Working with conflicts within teams and between individuals
  • Working with difficult people and behaviours
  • Mediation
  • Enabling difficult conversations with positive and constructive outcomes
  • Facilitating leadership programmes


Abri, Adevinta, Arriva, B3Living, Boots, Brakes, British Gypsum, Brown[1]Forman, Capco, Catalyst Housing, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants,  E.ON, Govia Thames Link Railway, Hitachi Rail, HSBC, Intergen, King, Lewisham Homes, Leeds University, Linklaters, Maximus,  Orbit Group, Origin Housing, Oxford University, Pfizer, Saint[1]Gobain, SBM, Southern Railway, Swiss Re, Telefónica O2, The Open University, Southern Housing, Waitrose and Warner Bros.

Additional Expertise:

Nicky has grown a consultancy business which now has 120 UK & European partners (coaches and facilitators) who provide OD expertise to global blue chip companies.

She is the operations director, leads a virtual global team, and works with CEOs, Boards and Execs to co-create strategic OD interventions.

The Learning Curve (TLC) Ltd

PO Box 658

+44 (0)845 313 3357