Our directors

Nicole Louis

Acting Chair of Board

Nicole Louis is South Bank Academies’ interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for London South Bank University. As CEO of South Bank Academies, Nicole supports the South Bank Academies Trust Board in the efficient and effective delivery of the Trust’s strategic aims and corporate plan, to uphold the Trust’s values, and to provide visible leadership across the organisation. As CMO for the University, Nicole heads up the Marketing, Admissions and Communications (MAC) function which is a division with both strategic and operational responsibilities covering a wide of programmes.

Nicole joined South Bank University in 2017 and South Bank Academies in 2018, building on her professional knowledge and passion for education gained whilst working in the UK and international private education sector as a senior executive for a leading international private schools group. Prior to her career in education, Nicole built her career working for a number of leading consumer brands across multiple sectors, including large scale consumer services, telecoms, lottery and fine art – working in both UK-based and international roles.

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