Nicky Roche is Director of Strategy for Sporting Assets, a social enterprise which works with communities to use sport for wider social benefit such as employment, health and education. She is a Trustee of the Rees Care Leavers Foundation and the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust. In summer 2017, she chaired the independent panel supporting DCMS in assessing English city bids to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Nicky was Chief Executive of TdFHUB2014ltd, leading the co-ordination of the first three days of the 2014 Tour de France from Yorkshire to London.
In 2007, she became Director of Operations, Government Olympic Executive. Alongside being one of the leaders on the logistical delivery of the Games, as a member of the senior leadership team Nicky also helped ensure that the budget of £9.3bn was managed and outcomes were on time and to quality. Prior to this Nicky held the post of Director of Sport and Board Member for the DCMS. Nicky was awarded a CBE for services to the staging of the London 2012 Games.