Nicola Halsall Idehen is the Chief Human Resources Officer for Vistria. Prior to joining Vistria, Nicola was the Head of Talent Development at GCM Grosvenor. She was previously a Director at Management Leadership for Tomorrow and a hedge fund product specialist at Lehman Brothers/Neuberger Berman. Nicola began her career at the JP Morgan Private Bank, where she was a fixed income product specialist for both the discretionary and non-discretionary fixed income businesses.
Nicola received a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School. She sits on the Chicago Family Advisory (Leadership) Council for Cradles 2 Crayons. Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play.
Nicola lives in Chicago with her husband, Francis, and their two sons.