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Nicola Scull

Chief Knowledge Officer

The London Institute of Banking & Finance Faculty Profiles
Nicola ensures that the London Institute of Banking & Finance develops the reach and impact LIBF’s research and knowledge output and embeds knowledge sharing and transfer into the culture of the organisation. Working with a diverse group of stakeholders (eg. Faculty, Visiting Academics and Subject Matter Experts, Students, and Staff), she facilitates and encourages the development and dissemination of knowledge across a variety of channels to raise the organisation’s profile, shares thought-leadership across the banking, finance and education industries, and works to improve and innovate working practice.


Knowledge Management, Digital Literacy, Information Literacy, Learning Technology, Librarianship, Digital Learning, Pedagogy, Course Design.



The London Institute of Banking & Finance, Chief Knowledge Office: 2019 to present.
The London Institute of Banking and Finance, Head of Learning Resources and Libraries: 2017 - 2019. 
Chartered Institute of Bankers, KnowledgeBank, Manager: 2004 – 2009.
Department for Transport, Webteam Officer (contract): 2004.
Troika, Knowledge & Training Manager: 2002 – 2003.
Arthur Andersen, Knowledge Officer: 2001 – 2002.
Which?, Information Officer: 1994 – 2001.
Chart Analysis Ltd., Deputy Head of Production: 1986 – 1994.

PGCHE, ifs University College: 2013–2014.
PGCert Online & Distance Education, Open University: 2009–2011.
BSc (Hons), Information & Communication Studies, University of North London: 1992–1998.

Professional Qualifications
Certified Management and Business Educator.
Leaders in Learning & Teaching, Chartered Association of Business Schools: 2016-2017.

Scull, N. (2018) Digital technology: How to encourage employees to embrace change. Training Zone, 15th June 2018. [Accessed 30/7/18]. Read now.
Scull, N. (2018) Is technology the future for education? [podcast]. The London Institute of Banking & Finance, 1st May 2018. [Accessed 2 May 2018]. Listen now.
Scull (2016) Technology: Is it changing the way bankers learn? [white paper]. [Accessed 27/2/18]. Read now.
Scull, N. (2015) Turn on and do not drop out. Financial World, December 2015, p29-30. [Accessed 27/2/18].
Scull, N. (2015) An examination into the disruptive nature of MOOCs and a consideration of how this may affect ifs University College’s provision. The Journal of Professional Scholarship in Banking and Practice, p.54-60, Volume 3, 2015. [Accessed 7/11/16]. Read now.
Scull, N. (2005) “Skills and Knowledge for the 21st Century – A review of Umbrella 2005”. Impact: Journal of the Career Development Group, Cilip. Autumn 2005, pp 80-81.
Scull, N. (various) Blog. View blog

Conference presentations

Chowne, W. and Scull, N. (2018) Let’s get digital! A case study on the approach, undertaking and evolution beyond a strategic review of digital capabilities in learning and teaching. EDEN Annual Conference, 17-20 June 2018, Genova.
Scull, N. (2017) Let’s get digital! Workshop delivered at The Chartered Association of Business Schools, Professional Managers conference, 11-13 December 2017, Liverpool.
Oyewo, M. and Scull, N. (2017) Considering digital trends in HE (including what our students told us), and identifying how we can use technology to engage the distracted learner. Workshop delivered at The London Institute of Banking & Finance Teaching conference, 6 July 2017, London.
Scull, N. (2015) Using collaborative activities in distance learning [video].  Workshop delivered at ifs HE Conference 2015. Available via our student portal (academic development and resources). [Accessed 1 August 2015].
Knox, K. and Scull, N. (2011) Join the conversation: An introduction to social media. Workshop delivered at ifs HE Conference 2011.
Scull, N. (2010) “Making yourself heard: how to create a podcast”. Workshop delivered at HE Conference 2010, ifs School of Finance.
Gosling, R., Godden, S., Scull, N. (2009) “Developing a distributed scholarly community”. Workshop delivered at SEDA Spring Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference 2009. [Accessed 11 December 2015]. Read now.

Member, Network of Academic Professionals (EDEN): 2016-present.
Member, Association of Learning Technologists: 2014-present.
Member, Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals: 1998-present.