Nina has a long history with Headway Nottingham.  Initially volunteering in 2001 for a three month period and falling in love with the service.  Nina firstly joined the board of trustees in 2002 had a break when she left to undertake a degree and then returned to the Board six years ago.

Nina has seen immeasurable changes during the last 17 years and has been part of the development and growth of the service on a strategic and practical level throughout this time.  She has done everything from stewarding at events, playing Scrabble with members and being the link between members and the Board. Nina also has personal experience of members of her own family who live with the day to day effects of brain injury and is passionate about raising awareness of protective head equipment when undertaking sport. 

Nina was the Treasurer for Nottingham LGBT Pride in 2010 and currently manages a Trussell Trust Foodbank in the Nottingham City area and has volunteered in an Oxfam clothing shop for the past 7 years.