Meet the Team- Nicky Sargeant

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Nicky has worked and volunteered in the voluntary sector in the North East since 1996, with experience of delivering personal and social development training using both indoor, outdoor and arts activities.

With a keen interest in using a unique combination of arts, adventurous activities, and environmental education to develop both young people and adults, Nicky holds an Expedition Leaders Award, Outdoor First Aid qualification and BA Hons in Contemporary Art Practice and is recognised to deliver the John Muir environmental award.

Having worked with people from a wide range of backgrounds, including those with disabilities, experiencing poor mental health, youth unemployment and disengaged from learning, Nicky has been designing, delivering and managing personal development programmes for 15 years.

Nicky has been a trustee for Mobex Network and Two Jays playgroup, co-ordinated a nationwide ‘Leadership in the Community’ project, and project managed Mobex Northumberland and Mobex North East’s ‘Creative Adventures’.

Nicky joined LookwideUK as Chief Executive in June 2012. “It’s an exciting time for both LookwideUK and myself. I’m enjoying the challenge of leading LookwideUK into the future since David McKenzie’s retirement. I have an excellent team of people around me who are committed to bringing new opportunities to young people.”