VP Marketing, Brand & Communications at GoCardless
Nicola is a marketing and communications professional with more than 25 years’ experience in technology and fintech. She has worked for several market leaders in both in-house and agency roles leading brand building, corporate comms and marketing programmes. Nicola joined GoCardless in 2019 as Director of Communications and was recently promoted to VP Marketing, Brand & Communications to further grow the company’s brand and reputation in the fast growing payments and open banking space. Prior to GoCardless Nicola was Senior Director, Brand & Communications at Finastra. She spearheaded the Finastra brand launch in 2017 which saw the team deliver a new company name, brand messaging and visual identity in less than eight weeks. As a member of the Finastra Leadership Team Nicola supported the Executive Team on corporate strategy, leading communications for acquisitions and organisational transformation. Nicola has held senior marketing roles with Sophis, Temenos, Financial Objects, Tibco Software and Commerce One, as well as working agency side with tech clients including Microsoft and HP.