Brigadier Nicky Moffat CBE


Nicky Moffat is the former highest ranked woman within the British Army. Moffat’s broader experience spans strategy, policy, finance, governance and audit roles in Army Headquarters, the Ministry of Defence and at the heart of Government. As a Private Secretary, she supported the Defence Secretary in the formulation and communication of the Government’s agenda for Defence, including on Defence export sales policy, international Defence relations and politically-charged and fast-moving operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone.

As Head of Pay and Strategic Manning for the Armed Forces, she was the policy and strategic communications lead for the Armed Forces Pay Review Body and Redundancy programmes, providing decision and advisory briefing to Ministers and the Defence and Service Personnel Boards.

Nicky has a track record of strong, innovative and values-based leadership, directing, inspiring and empowering large scale and widely-dispersed teams and driving major change initiatives – from strategy through to implementation. With her unique experience and expertise in an organisation that views leadership and people development as fundamental to operational success, Nicky is adept at helping companies develop their leadership capability and talent pipelines.

To book Brigadier Nicky Moffat CBE as the military speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Nicky is known to cover the following topics:

  • The Armed Forces
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • Directing & Inspiring
  • Drive & Determination