Nicole Smith is the Programme Manager for the Integrated Care Academy.
Nicole provides high-level programme management support to the ICA. She has oversight of delivery of the ICA's initiatives and acts as a key interface with stakeholders.
Nicole has worked at local, regional and national level in the NHS mainly for Health Education England and its predecessor organisations. More recently, Nicole has held transformation lead roles in Clinical Commissioning Groups in North East Essex and West Suffolk with a particular focus on urgent and emergency care. She has a degree in Social Sciences and is Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualified. Prior to joining the NHS, Nicole worked at the House of Commons for 10 years.