Nicola Coom

Nic is Chief Executive of the Cancer Society Canterbury - West Coast.  Prior to taking up that position she held a number of senior management roles at Emerge Aotearoa, including Executive Director of Emerge Aotearoa Limited and Ignite Aotearoa.  

Nic is a Board Trustee of the New Zealand Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer Trust (NZBOC) and The Neonatal Trust. She also founded the Gift of Knowledge, a charity that provides peer support to whānau impacted by hereditary cancer and was recognised for this work as a finalist in the inaugural Westpac Women of Influence Awards.

Nic resides in Otautahi. Her most enjoyable role yet is mum to three young boys, aged 7, 9 and 10.