The Leadership Series: Q&A With Nicola Stokes, CEO Of Sydney Children's Hospitals Foundation

The Leadership Series: Q&A With Nicola Stokes, CEO Of Sydney Children's Hospitals Foundation


about 1 month ago by Liska Turner


The Leadership Series: Leadership Observations From The Front Line

Interviews with Leaders from the For-Purpose sector with Liska Turner


For-Purpose leaders are as diverse as the organisations that they lead. Every month I sit down with a Leader where they share their experiences and thoughts on leading a for-purpose organisation. This month I had the pleasure of talking to Nicola Stokes, CEO Of Sydney Children's Hospitals Foundation. 


Watch the interview below.



Nicola Stokes, CEO of Sydney Children's Hospitals Foundation

In a career spanning more than 20 years, Nicola has held national and international leadership positions in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors as CEO, senior executive and director. Nicola is an accomplished leader of complex organisations with a track record of success in balancing the positive tension between relationship-driven and governance focused environments.

While working for ANZ Bank, Nicola was awarded the International Quality and Productivity Council (IQPC) Shared Services Thought Leader of the Year and was a member of the United Nations Environment Program - Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI) Steering Committee. Nicola has also been a member of the NSW Premier's Council for Active Living and the Expert Advisory Panel of the NSW Office of Preventative Health.

Nicola is a graduate of Monash University, INSEAD Paris and the Australian Institute of Company Directors which informed her development of a leadership philosophy that has positive psychology at its core as a way of creating environments within which individuals and ideas thrive.