Nicola has been a Member of AGI since 2009. She is well-known to television viewers for her appearance in the British, American and Irish versions of Who Do You Think You Are?, as well as Where were Your Ancestors During the Famine, The Genealogy Roadshow and The Great House Revival. Having graduated with a history degree from Trinity College Dublin, she gravitated towards a career in research. After several years conducting genealogical research she established her own business and applied for membership of AGI. She lectures widely on genealogical topics and writes in various family history publications, including a regular Q&A section in Irish Roots magazine. She also works on the AGI team in the Genealogy Advisory Service at the National Archives.