Nickie has worked in the yachting industry for 30 years, starting her career as a crew member on a variety of yachts. She began her onshore career in Italy, at Benetti shipyard where she worked on their public relations, photoshoots and events.
She then spent 13 years at Edmiston, setting up the charter division and negotiating a number of impressive yacht charters, as well as completing the sale of a 70m new build. Following her time at Edmiston, Nickie spent two years with Ocean Independence and two years at Worth Avenue Yachts. Most recently, she joined the Engel & Volkers team to set up their yachting department, overseeing charter marketing, broker training and numerous charter requests. Nickie joined YPI in 2020 as Head of Charter Retail and brings with her a sound knowledge of the charter industry.