Nicola Henderson is a freelance arts and heritage professional. She has worked within Scotland’s Cultural Sector for around 20 years – from Glasgow to Aberdeenshire via Skye and Sutherland ensuring access to cultural activity of the highest standard is available for all no matter where or how they live. Nicola has worked as director of two of Scotland’s leading cultural organisations – Timespan in Helmsdale and The Barn in Banchory. Following the birth of her first child, Nicola has worked freelance on a number of creative projects – from devising and delivering Associate Artist Programmes to managing New Music Scotland and working with the Highland heritage sector on building resilience.
Nicola currently works as the Heritage Specialist for XpoNorth Digital and as the Innovation and Network Manager for Museums and Heritage Highland – two roles that overlap in supporting museums to innovate for a sustainable future. She also co-runs the Museums Immersive Network with Cornwall Museums Partnership.