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Senior Management Team


Nick Avery

Nick Avery
Nick Avery

Nick Avery

Director of Resources

Nick joined Lepra in 2018 and is responsible for Finance, IT, Human Resources and property and is the Company Secretary.

After graduating in Chemistry from Oxford, his early career encompassed IT, finance, audit and compliance roles in the retail, financial services and gaming industries. During this time his work took him to Malawi, Kenya, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Russia and Singapore and also included being called as an expert witness on money laundering in the gambling industry. He qualified as an accountant in 1991.

He joined the charity sector firstly as a trustee and subsequently chair of a care provider in the north west in 2007, before joining a national disability charity as Head of Audit & Risk and subsequently worked as an audit and risk director in higher education, including being Head of Internal Audit for LSHTM. He is now also Chair of Trustees for Age Well East, a provider of services to older people across East Anglia.