Nicky Road


Nicky RoadNicky is an Early Years and Children’s Services specialist with extensive experience in the public and not-for profit sectors. Since becoming an independent consultant in 2003, she has undertaken an extensive range of assignments for clients including various London Boroughs, the Greater London Authority, the States of Jersey Government, the DfE  and various voluntary organizations and NGOs.

 
Nicky is an Associate of the National Children’s Bureau Early Childhood Unit and has worked with the Day Care Trust & Coram Families. She has a particular interest and expertise in the Early Years development agenda
 
Her wide experience means that she can undertake a variety of types of assignment in relation to Early Years and Children’s Services either as a consultant/ facilitator, specialist advisor, interim service manager, or as a project manager in the development of a new service or restructuring of existing services. Recent examples have been the restructuring local authority play services and the review and implementation of full-time nursery class provision.
 
As a presenter and workshop facilitator at a range of national, regional and local conferences and seminars she has prepared and run training events for early years professionals and Sure Start programmes concerned with listening to children, inclusion and equalities.
 
She has excellent communication, project management and interpersonal skills and can quickly establish credibility, identify key issues, build effective relationships and make an impact
 
Prior to becoming an independent consultant Nicky worked for Save the Children in the UK as an Assistant Programme Director and as Education Lead for England.
 
For more details of Nicky's experience, a copy of her CV and further information contact her directly at nickyroad@aol.com
 
Testimonials
 
"I have had the pleasure of knowing Nicky for a number of years and over the last year she has been completing an assignment for me. Nicky is a very high calibre interim professional with genuine expertise in her field. She is an excellent communicator. The client feedback has been consistently excellent and her contract has been extended in two occasions. I would be delighted to work with Nicky again and I recommend her services to clients or interim providers alike." 
 
Stephen H Interim Service Provider