Nina has an impressive track record in disruptive, technology and digitally-led start-ups as well as more complex, established service businesses, in regulated and unregulated sectors. She was the founder and CEO of Hive, the EU’s largest home IoT business and part of the energy and services multinational Centrica.

Other positions she has held she include:

  • Commercial Director of British Gas

  • MD, British Gas Electrical Services & Dyno-Rod

  • Partner at McKinsey from 1999 to 2010

Nina has recently joined the Board of Domestic & General as a NED and also sits on the Advisory Board of the Cambridge Judge Business School. Until 2013 she was a Trustee of Save the Children International. Nina has received several awards recognising her contribution as an innovative, inclusive digital leader. In 2017 she received the Digital Masters Award for Transformational Leadership. In 2016 she was named by Upstanding as one a top 100 ethnic minority leader.  

Nina holds a Double First Class degree in Law from Cambridge University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Outside work she enjoys travel, the arts, tennis and playing the piano music of JS Bach. She was born in Tanzania, grew up and developed her professional life in London, where she now lives with her husband and two daughters.