Nikki has a degree in Geography and Environmental studies and is currently in the process of obtaining her MBA. Before joining the Falkirk team in 2023, Nikki worked in the mining sector at Teck Highland Valley Copper (THVC). While at THVC, Nikki worked as a Cultural Heritage Coordinator and Safety & Loss Control Coordinator. During her time at HVC Nikki was also the Co-Chair of the Indigenous Council on site and was part of the Indigenous Cultural Awareness Training team. Prior to joining HVC Nikki was employed at WorkBC as an Employment Facilitator and a Resource Center Assistant. Early in her mining career Nikki was an Environmental Technician on the KGHM Ajax project.