Nicola Underdown

Head of Engagement (West)

Nicola’s role is to engage with local partners in the west of the country.  She provides advice and hands-on support with information sharing problems.

Nicola was previously involved in the work of the IISaM project – the forerunner to the Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing.  She worked with three local areas helping to shape good practice and share lessons learned. Nicola’s previous roles were in policy, skills and economic development sectors, based in the UK and Canada.

Nicola is a visiting fellow at Newcastle University’s business school.  She’s working on a piece of research called ‘who put the family in family doctor?’