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Nicky Amos

Nicky Amos Nicky Amos

Nicky was elected to the NFWI Board in 2019 having spent the previous three years as a member representative on the NFWI Public Affairs committee. Following her election as trustee in 2019 she was asked to sit on the NFWI Finance; NFWI Membership and NFWI Training and Development committees.

After university Nicky trained as an international banker in the City of London, and spent 14 years in the Far East working in corporate lending for a large German bank.

Nicky was born and raised in Somerset and on her return from Asia, moved back to the county with her family in search of a ‘quieter-life’ and in 1996 joined Westbury-sub-Mendip WI. Her interest in environmental matters involved her in a federation recycling project, which led to election to the federation Public Affairs and Science committee and appointment to the role of Resolution Co-ordinator for Somerset. Nicky has chaired the federation Public Affairs and Science committee since 2013.

Nicky was elected to the Somerset federation board in 2014 and is now Vice Chair.

Nicky has been closely involved with WI Public Affairs since 2006 and masterminded the 2019 Tea in the Sea, initiative with Somerset Wildlife Trust to raise awareness of the effects of rising sea levels for the county.

Nicky is a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and is involved with an archaeology research project studying pottery production in Anglo-Saxon Somerset. Nicky is married to a chemical engineer, and has two daughters, a stepson and a stepdaughter.