Nicola Pulman is the Project Manager for The Phoenix Project, Cardiff University, a 5-year collaborative partnership project between University of Namibia and Cardiff University. Nicola has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Energy Systems and the Environment and a BSc. Degree in Environmental Studies.
Her interests in international development work stem from her work in Ghana where she lived for 2 years, coordinating a conservation non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to conserving endangered areas of community forest. Nicola continued her work in Africa working on a variety of projects for an international NGO in East and West Africa including 4 years working and residing in Nigeria, as the Deputy Director to a UK-based conservation NGO, working with forest communities on sustainable livelihoods and community development projects.
In the UK, Nicola managed a Wales-wide community development programme and she has also worked closely with UK Government to bring about positive changes, as a Campaigns Manager and as a Countryside Development Manager.
In her role at Cardiff University, Nicola combines her project management in Africa experience with her work with community engagement to manage The Phoenix Project.