Kidsgrove Town Deal Board member profiles

Canal and River Trust

Nicola-Lewis Smith - Enterprise Manager-West Midlands

Board role



Canal Enhancement - Chair


Nicola is Enterprise Manager for the Canal and River Trust. Her role is to engage with partners and stakeholders to generate resources to support the Trust’s objective of being a waterway and wellbeing charity.

She works with a wide range of partnerships to secure statutory funding for a variety of activities. This includes improving infrastructure, visitor destinations and delivering learning and engagement opportunities.

Nicola's background is in the environment and outdoor learning sector. Before working for the Trust and British Waterways she was with the RSPB, the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust and Countryside Services.