Senior Management Team
Our Senior Management Team
Joanne is an experienced leader with over 20 years professional experience co-producing, governing, and delivering innovative clinical and non-clinical services in the community and voluntary and higher education sectors. She is a passionate advocate of community development and engagement approaches to address societal needs and inequalities.
In addition, she is a skilled strategic planner with extensive experience developing organisational plans, achieving strategic aims, and exceeding target outcomes. As CEO Joanne holds overall responsibility for the strategic and operational delivery of Nexus with the support of the organisation’s Board.
Emalyn has over 15 years working in the community and voluntary sector both on a one-to-one and group basis. For 13 of those years, she worked with clients who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence. Emalyn is responsible for developing and implementing the training and education team within Nexus.
Nichola is a qualified counsellor with over 10 years’ experience in delivering frontline services throughout Northern Ireland. Nichola held numerous managerial roles within the public, private and charitable sector before joining Nexus. Nichola is responsible for overseeing the management and co-ordination of our counselling services along with the development and day-to-day management of the counselling team and Northern Ireland's 24 hour Domestic and Sexual Abuse Helpline.