Governors and Committee Members
Deputy Chair of the Board of Governors
Nicky Hill has spent most of her career in HR at Boots UK, where she worked for 20 years. Since leaving Boots she undertook interim assignments at Gala Coral and Rolls Royce in Derby and has in 2013 took up the role of Director of Workforce and Organisation Development at Chesterfield Royal Hospital. She subsequently moved to become Director of HR at Nottingham University Hospitals in April 2015. Nicky has a generalist HR background and has worked in manufacturing, healthcare and retail. She has worked on several change programmes at Boots and Rolls Royce and worked closely with the Executive team supporting them on the overall shape and design of the organisation, the organisational culture and employee engagement.
Nicky graduated in French and German from the University of Nottingham in 1986 and then joined Cadbury Limited in HR, working for them for three and a half years in various roles covering training, employee relations and recruitment in their factories in Bournville and Keynsham. In 1990 she moved to join Boots and has worked in Boots The Chemists, Boots Opticians, Boots Manufacturing and the Group HR function covering a wide variety of HR disciplines. She worked for Gala Coral in 2011 and Rolls Royce in 2012. She was a governor at Castle College in Nottingham 2009 - 2011 prior to its merger with South Nottingham College.
Nicky is an avid Manchester United fan, having been born in Manchester, and lives in Nottingham.