Nicola Hayes

Nicola has had a wide-ranging career covering everything from pedigree dogs and universities to trade associations, with the vast majority spent in financial services at two firms, Invesco Perpetual and Baring Asset Management.

Sue Ryder Trustee, Nicola Hayes

When she left Barings in December 2016, she was Global Head of Client Service and Relationship Management, and a non-executive director of eight fund management companies.

Nicola now works as a senior advisor to Independent Audit Ltd, the leading board effectiveness consultancy, and chairs the Investment Committee of the Metropolitan Police Friendly Society (Metfriendly). She has an MA in Modern History from the University of St Andrews.

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Our leadership team
Our leadership team is responsible for making important decisions and guiding the organisation. They work together to set goals, make sure we are working well and are following all the necessary rules and regulations.
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About Sue Ryder
For over 70 years Sue Ryder's doctors, nurses and carers have given people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.
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How we make an impact
How we are making a difference by providing vital care and support to people going through the most difficult times of their lives.