Born and bred in Barbados, a water baby from birth, Nikola has made exploring and conserving the ocean her career and life’s purpose. She has a Bachelors of Science from the University of Guelph, and a Masters of Science from the University of the West Indies. Nikola has worked with many reputable local and international conservation organizations such as The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. She is currently working to promote sustainable fisheries in the Caribbean region, but her true passion lies in protecting marine mammals. Nikola is a PADI Open Water Diver, an Advanced Wilderness First Aid Responder, a Fisherwoman, and a small motor vessel operator.
Nikola sits on the board of directors for both SalvageBlue and Slow Food Barbados.