Director of Research, Life 3A (Aus)
Nikki is a qualified and registered Architect with over 16 years’ experience in the briefing, design, and research of social infrastructure projects across seniors living and residential care communities, education spaces, and healthcare environments – both nationally and internationally.
She fosters partnerships and collaborative opportunities intersecting practice, industry and research to inform better practice, improve design and operational outcomes, with the ultimate aim to optimsie the experiences of all who live, work and learn within residential aged care communities.
Nikki’s inclusive and broad skill base, and her high aptitude and interest for learning, is matched by a passion for deep enquiry and consumer advocacy to inform design excellence and equality across the social services sectors.
She is one of 18 National Next Generation Advisors, offering expertise to Leading Aged Services Australia on the advocacy, attraction and retention, improvement and ongoing support of professional services within the aged care sector.