Nicola Stephens

Trainer Facilitator and Agile Coach

How long have you been a facilitator with PM-Partners?

4 years.

What is your specialty?

Agile Coaching and Design Sprint Facilitation.

Number of pets

2 fur kids: a Rhodesian Ridgeback I brought with me from South Africa and a Singapore Special mongrel – I’m dog crazy!

Favourite place

Hiking in the mountains.

Favourite meal

Butter chicken and lamb saag.

What do you love about your job as a facilitator?

Meeting diverse people and being able to share something that I believe in that will help improve the way they work.

What advice do you like to offer your students?

Baby steps. Let it sink in, try small things one at a time and ask yourself, is this working? If it is keep going, if it isn’t change it!

If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?

Conservationist at a Rhino sanctuary.

Name your favourite book, movie or TV show, and why?

Lord of the Rings – I love the good vs evil sagas!

Share something with us that not many people know about you

As a city girl, I owned a small farm with sheep with my husband for a few years, got stuck in with all the things that sheep farmers have to do. It was a real experience.

Nicola’s Recent Projects

  • SAFe Agile coaching at Roche Pharma