Nicola joined Finsbury in November 2013. Nicola leads the financial services team and advises across a range of clients including Aviva, Terra Firma, EY and Alliance Trust. She is experienced in financial services team management, ensuring best practice across the team, and has good knowledge of the industry and the beat correspondents. Prior to joining Finsbury, she spent over 10 years working in-house for some of the UK's most high profile financial services brands. This included RBS, Tesco Bank and, latterly, Standard Life, where she was responsible for all corporate, financial and City related communications. She has extensive experience in developing communications strategies across a range of issues such as M&A, shareholder activism, legal and governance issues and regulation. Nicola has a Masters in Business Administration from The University of Edinburgh.