Janine Nicholls

Janine Nichols
Janine was appointed to the Board in 2022.

Janine brings to the Board diverse financial, investment and operational experience. In addition to her private equity investment experience, she has experience overseeing functions including Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, Accounting, Human Resources and Investor Relations and has a broad perspective on the private equity industry.


  • Audit
  • Management Engagement

Career history

Janine has more than 30 years’ experience in private equity and financial services and is currently COO of Snowball, a multi-asset impact investor. She previously held the same role at private equity firms GHO Capital and Hermes GPE.

Prior to this, Janine held a number of direct, co-investment and primary funds’ investment roles and also held a number of related advisory board seats.

Janine is a Non-Executive Director on the board of Calculus Venture Capital Trust, where she is Chair of the Audit Committee. Janine began her career by qualifying as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse.