Vikki has over 20 years experience in leading and managing projects and providing procurement and technical advice across education, housing and real estate. Vikki’s unique and agile skill set enables her to work expertly across sectors in a variety of roles and projects.
She is as much a team player as she is a leader and will tackle whatever is thrown her way diligently and professionally frequently stepping outside her comfort zone. Vikki is a strategic thinker who forges strong relationships with clients, embracing the trusted advisor role and providing innovative solutions to challenge the status quo.
At Cornerstone, Vikki has lead on strategic reviews, options appraisals and business cases for client operations and programmes in the Housing Sector including Temporary Accommodation reviews and Local Housing Companies. Alongside this, Vikki has provided invaluable support and advice to regeneration projects and lead on schools feasibility studies and viability assessments including managing multi-disciplinary teams, and provided procurement advice to Clients. In the social care sector, Vikki is working with a supported accommodation provider, managing and developing bids and supporting their business development.
Vikki previously worked at Citibank Hong Kong as a Regional Manager in their strategic sourcing team. Here she lead a transformational procurement with the Real Estate Transaction Services team to appoint regional lead brokers/agents to source, deliver and manage Citi property assets in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Vikki worked at PwC London where she was a member of their procurement advisory team, specialising in capital projects procurement in the public sector which included Building Schools for the Future, Further Education capital projects, housing and NHS relocation projects.
Vikki also worked at Navigant (formerly Precept) as a lead technical advisor/project manager where she worked mainly on BSF and PFI schools projects, working with numerous local authorities from project inception to close.
Vikki was commissioned into the British Army in 1997 and served 4 years in the Royal Logistics Corps before leaving to work as a Venue Logistics manager for the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games.
Outside of work, Vikki is kept busy with 2 young children, one of whom is autistic, a Vizsla, and a passion for long and middle distance triathlon.