Nicole Votruba is a political scientist and psychologist. Currently, she is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. She completed her PhD and postdoctoral research at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London, on global mental health, science-policy inter-relationships, stigma, implementation science, and suicide prevention.

Nicole has longstanding experience working on the research-policy interface with the European Commission, European Parliament, and World Health Organisation. She was policy officer for the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health and has coordinated the global FundaMentalSDG initiative which successfully contributed to the inclusion of mental health in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.