Nicola is the Director of NT Creative Arts. She works as a cultural and creative consultant and offers event and project productions and management services and teaching, facilitation and coaching in the cultural and creative sector. She is based in London, working in the UK and internationally, specialising in leadership and entrepreneurship development.

Recent projects include the Making Digital Work event at the Library of Birmingham for the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, The ‘D’ Word event for NitroBEAT and the Barbican, conferences and events for the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the International Creative Entrepreneurs programme for Creative Scotland and advising on the ACCELERATE and Realise Your Dream Programmes for the British Council Australia.

Nicola is an Associate Tutor on the MA in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Nicola was previously the Assistant Director for the Cultural Leadership Programme, Artist Practitioner Leadership Development and International Leadership.

She is on the Board of the Tinderbox Project, Remembered Imagined and Unfinished Business and is the Chair of Janis Claxton Dance.

Nicola Turner is a trainer at Cultural Skills Academy workshops for practitioners working in art and culture.