Nicola Bates
Nicola Bates
Director of PA, Policy & Campaigning

Nicola leads the Public Affairs and Public Policy team. She specialises in recruiting public affairs & government relations professionals for leading FTSE 250 corporations and regulated industries.

Nicola is a former communications professional. For eight years she specialised in public affairs and public relations, both working in-house and latterly for the communications consultancy Mandate (now MHP Communications). She joined Ellwood Atfield as a specialist recruiter in 2010 after standing in the General Election as a Parliamentary candidate in Sheffield Hallam.

She holds a BA Hons in Politics from the University of York and a Diploma in Public Relations from the London School of Public Relations.