Emily Nicholls

Emily Nicholls

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Emily has recently graduated with a double degree in science and global studies. She is a self-motivated and curious thinker with a framework for understanding public policy. With experience working for an international non-government organisation (NGO), Emily brings strong research, evaluation, communication and analytical skills. She is driven by passion to learn and understand the world and to develop innovative solutions to complex problems by applying a multidisciplinary approach.

Influential work

  • Managed an 18-month project to support a Melbourne-based NGO as it gained accreditation from major funding bodies
  • Completed policy briefs on leprosy and health in Indonesia and the Pacific to advise senior staff at an NGO on future engagement in the region
  • Conducted extensive strategy and policy review, data analysis and risk management in the not-for-profit sector
  • Drafted communications advocating for people affected by leprosy and disability.

Outside of Nous

Emily previously worked in the not-for-profit sector, overseeing the completion of the accreditation and compliance requirements for an international NGO. She holds a Bachelor of Science (geographical science) and a Bachelor of Global Studies (international relations) from Monash University, partially completed at Queen Mary University of London. Emily has also volunteered to lead numerous camps and programs for children and young people

In her spare time...

Emily loves reading, baking, travelling, and walking her dog while listening to a good podcast. She is an avid supporter of the Carlton Football Club, which often leads to disappointment.