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Mrs Nicola Wood

Lay Member

Nicola Wood-main

Nicola Wood started her working life as a solicitor. Since ceasing to practise law, she has held a number of board level appointments across a range of sectors including health. In a pro-bono capacity she has worked with different groups of vulnerable consumers including the elderly, children and those with mental health issues.

Nicola has been awarded an Honorary Visiting Fellowship of Anglia Ruskin University.


Members’ Register of Interests

In addition to providing the following declaration of private interests, the Council member has undertaken to abide by the Code of Conduct for Council members .

Membership of, or position of general control or management of, (current memberships or those held in the last two years) any body:

a) to which a Council member is appointed by the HCPC:


b) exercising functions of a public nature:

Leasehold Advisory Service.
Joint Audit Committee of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Cambridgeshire Police.
Papworth NHS Hospital Foundation Trust (ceased to be a director 31.12.13).
Lord Chancellor’s Cambridgeshire Advisory Committee on the Appointment of Justices of the Peace.
Professional Standards Board of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ceased to be a Member November 2013).
Independent Appeal Service Board (for parking on private land).
Ombudsman for the Financial Ombudsman Service.
Audit and risk committee of the Housing Ombudsman.
Lay member of Disciplinary Appointments Committee.
Non-Executive member of ICO Management Board.

c) directed to charitable purposes:

Papworth NHS Hospital Foundation Trust Charities (ceased to be a director 31.12.13).

d) whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy (including any political party or trade union):


Remunerated employment:

Editor - Jesus College, Cambridge (Education).

Directorships in public and private companies including non executive directorships:

Leasehold Advisory Service.
Lease Conferences Limited.
Non executive director of the management board of the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Clerk to ILEX Professional Service Limited.

Shareholdings which give the Council member a majority or controlling interest in any undertaking:


Contracts for goods, services or works made between the HCPC and the Council member or a firm in which the member is a partner, or a company of which the member is remunerated as a director :


Gifts, hospitality and inducements received:


From : 01/01/2014
To : 31/12/2017

Register of interests

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