Nicola leads the Consular team at the British Consulate-General in San Francisco and is responsible for assisting British nationals in distress within the region, with matters ranging from crises and natural disasters, to deaths, arrests, hospitalizations and emergency travel. She has been a Consular Officer for seven years, working for the British Consulate in Florida before moving to California four years ago. Prior to working for the Consulate, Nicola worked on Capitol Hill lobbying for education, and has a background in law and public relations.