Nicola Neal

Operations Director, Owl Live
Nicola is Operations Director for Owl Live, a brand experience agency with offices in Liverpool, Leeds
and London. Her role includes managing resource and recruitment as well as the agencies supplier
and partner network, driving collaboration opportunities with the very best talent the industry has
to offer.
Nicola’s career started in live event production, beginning her journey with Owl Live as an Event
Assistant and working her way up to produce large scale projects for Audi, Google and The Co-op.
Fast forward twelve years, Nicola is part of Owl Live’s senior management team having helped grow
the agency from three to almost forty team members and understanding what it takes to attract,
engage and retain employees has been crucial to their success. It’s also led Nicola to be responsible
for Owl Live’s training and internal culture strategy, contributing largely to their recent achievement
in becoming a C&IT Top 20 Agency.