Focus Areas:
Communication & Media
Diversity, Inclusion & Equality
Innovation & Future Trends
Leadership & Team Management
Teamwork & Communication

Nicole Bearne

Nicole Bearne has 25 years’ experience of Board-level operations in the fast-paced world of Formula One Motor Racing. As Executive Assistant to Ross Brawn, she was an integral part of the Brawn GP team's leadership during the unforgettable 2009 championship-winning season. For the last 10 years she has been Head ofInternal 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 within high-performance teams in the world’s most technologically advanced sport.

Nicole holds a Masters’ degree in Organisational Behaviour. She is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (MCIPR), the Institute of Internal Communications and an Accredited PR Practitioner.

In June of this year Nicole set up The Comms Exchange to help organisations design Internal Communications andEmployee Experience strategies that maximise employee engagement, foster teamwork, and enhance organisational performance.