Head of Marketing, Rudding Park

Recently named Inspirational Marketer of the Year, at the Hospitality Professionals Association (HOSPA) Leadership Awards 2022, Nicola has over 25 years’ experience of marketing in the hospitality industry.  Having undertaken a PR & Marketing degree, Nicola spent 16 years in London marketing a variety of including hotels, restaurants and private members clubs (highlights included working for Sir Terence Conran and Michelin- starred chef, Jean-Christophe Novelli).

Wanting to return to her Yorkshire roots, she joined Rudding Park in Harrogate in 2011 and has gone on to lead the marketing team, delivering a wide range of creative campaigns which get results. Through increasing brand awareness and elevating the profile of the award-winning hotel, spa and golf resort, Nicola has driven demand to support revenue growth from £11.9M to £27.5M over the last 12 years.  When not at work, Nicola may be found cycling (fair weather), dancing (any weather) spa-ing or golfing (all in the interests of product familiarisation!)