Nicolina is Program Director at the McConnell Foundation, responsible for climate change work and social innovation initiatives. She sits on the board of Environment Funders Canada and Imagine Canada. Prior to working at the Foundation, she was Science and Innovation Officer with the British Consulate-General in Montréal. She also coordinated Ashoka Canada’s fellow selection process and worked as a consultant to several environmental and international development organizations in Canada and Brazil. She has a PhD in environmental sciences, she lives in Montreal and has three children.