Nicola is a BA Hons (film and drama) graduate and has an MA in cinema and media studies from New York University. She has also completed a Global Executive Development Programme. She is managing director of Converse, a business she started in 2005 with partners Siven Maslomoney and Lebo Nke.Converse helps organisations to develop and implement strategic internal communications to support change, people performance and development. Nicola's work includes the development of public education strategies for large public sector organisations as well as internal change communication strategies and implementation. She has previously worked at the Independent Broadcast Authority and the SABC. Nicola has more than 15 years' experience in the field of broadcasting, including television production, broadcast platform management and strategy, educational media, and regulation and policy development. Her work at Converse includes consulting in the area of broadcasting, media and convergence, focusing on content strategy, editorial management and business planning.
Lunch spot: Cite in Dunkeld, Johannesburg