Following a 20-year career in the recruitment and flexible staffing industry, Nicola McQueen joined NHS Professionals in January 2019 as Interim Chief Operating Officer and secured the role of Chief Executive in September 2019.
Nicola’s career began at Hays then moving to Capita. By 2010, she was appointed as Managing Director of Capita Resourcing and significantly grew the business, launching new services internationally and integrating
strategic acquisitions to enhance the existing proposition.
In 2016, Nicola was appointed as Executive Director of the Workplace Services division. Nicola not only has experience of growing businesses from within, but took the bold decision to lead a management buyout of Capita’s specialist recruitment businesses, forming Affinity Workforce in 2016.
She has also been recognised for her leadership by being named Executive of the Year at the Women in Business Awards in 2016 and has also achieved the Global Power 150 Woman in Staffing 2017, 2018 and 2019.