Nicola K. Harris is a consummate Human Resources specialist with over 20 years of experience in the field. Currently serving as Chief Human Resources Officer of the Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union Ltd., she is highly seasoned in regional management and oversees a team of four direct reports and more than 300 workers across two countries.
After earning a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Management from the University of the West Indies, Nicola went on to complete a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Manchester. She launched her career as an Industrial Relations Officer for the Barbados Employers Confederation and transitioned into human resources for the financial sector as Employee Relations Manager of FirstCaribbean International Bank, where she spent more than 15 years.
Prior to joining the Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union in 2017, Nicola spent 3 years at the Manager of Human Resources at First Citizens Bank Barbados Ltd. She is a dynamic coach and mediator to the employees on her teams, and has enjoyed the distinct privilege of assisting women in business to navigate their careers and take steps to advance in their business and their lives.
In addition to her lifetime membership in the WAoFP, Nicola is a member of SHRM. She credits her success to having a keen focus, as well as comprehensive planning and management. Outside of her professional endeavors, she enjoys travel and reading.
Worldwide Association of Female Professionals Member Nicola K. Harris, MSc can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.