Nicole Bearne has over 20 years’ experience of Board-level operations in the fast-paced world of Formula One Motor Racing. She currently manages Internal Communications, Employee Events and Corporate Social Responsibility at the 8-time world championship winning Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team. Nicole’s experience encompasses employee communication and engagement with high-performance teams in the world’s most technologically advanced sport. Nicole has a degree in Russian and International Relations and a Master’s degree in Organisational Behaviour. She is a Member of Chartered Institute of Public Relations (MCIPR) and an Accredited PR Practitioner.
Fluent in Russian, Nicole spent several years living and working in Russia. She continues to study organisational psychology and her research interests include voice and silence as information-sharing mechanisms in organisations, psychological safety and leader-follower exchange. She is also interested in work wellbeing and neurodiversity in the workplace.