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Nikki Christie

QuestionWhat inspires you?

AnswerMy colleagues

QuestionWhich leadership development programme did you attend?

AnswerFacilitation Skills Course

QuestionWhy did you choose the programme?

AnswerI wanted to open my mind

QuestionHow do you relax?

AnswerVery amateur upholstery efforts and lunch

QuestionWhat single thing would improve the quality of your work-life?

AnswerMore colleagues

QuestionWhat is your greatest fear?

AnswerNo more sunshine

QuestionWhat pearl of leadership wisdom would you offer an emerging leader?

AnswerThat it’s worth taking a risk

QuestionWhat is your guiltiest pleasure?


QuestionWhat words or phases do you most overuse?


QuestionWhat has been your most challenging situation as a leader?

AnswerNot really sure..sorry.

QuestionWhat is your idea of perfect happiness?

AnswerSunshine, old chairs and good food

QuestionWhich book(s) are you reading at the moment?

AnswerFirst Among Sequels by Jasper FForde

QuestionWhich 'leader' from the past or present day do you most admire and why?

AnswerRobert the Bruce Try and try again!

QuestionWhere would you like to live?

AnswerYou mean other than London….then it would have to be the seaside (as long as it was sunny…)

Question Did you experience any eureka! moments during your leadership development programme? If yes, what?

AnswerThat there’s not always a right answer

QuestionWhat is your favourite smell?

AnswerWarm sand and ice cream

QuestionIf you were a super hero, what would your power be?

AnswerTime travel

QuestionHave you found your leadership development beneficial?


Question Why?

AnswerTaking time to reflect and also being allowed to see things through others eyes in such an open and honest way

QuestionFor what cause would you die?

AnswerHave to think there would have to be another less extreme solution

QuestionWhat do you consider to be your greatest (professional or personal) achievement?

AnswerWinning the William Souter Tassie at Perth Festival aged 11

QuestionWhat has been your most embarrassing moment?


QuestionWhat would your 'leadership' motto be?

AnswerTry and try again

QuestionIf you were stranded on a desert island what 5 things would you want with you?

AnswerLibrary; phone; well stocked fridge; radio and my partner

QuestionWhat is your favourite song?

AnswerDancing Queen

QuestionWhat keeps you awake at night?

AnswerThe neighbours

QuestionWhat is the most important lesson life has taught you so far?

AnswerFun is important

QuestionDo you plan to do more leadership development? If yes, what area do you plan to focus on?

AnswerYes - patience!


Nikki Christie

Name: Nikki Christie
Title: Partnerships Development Manager
Organisation: UK Film Council
Location: London

The UK Film Council is the Government backed lead agency for film in the UK ensuring that the economic, cultural and educational aspects of film are effectively represented at home and abroad.