Nancy Hughes

Research Manager

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Nancy conducts in-depth client insight interviews. Having supported and advised C-suite executives at multinational companies, she is experienced at understanding the needs and concerns of senior professionals.


Prior to joining Nisus in 2019, Nancy worked in a number of roles during her time on the graduate scheme of a large insurance company.


Having discovered an unexpected love of Excel and fascination for uncovering insights discovered through data analysis, Nancy spent many years as a Commercial Analyst in the pricing team at AXA PPP Healthcare. Whilst working in the AXA UK’s Company Secretary team, Nancy developed an understanding of Corporate Governance, Risk and Company Law.


More recently, Nancy gained experience working for a fin-tech company as a Marketing Manager.


During her time in strategic marketing, Nancy was responsible for conducting customer research for a new term assurance product, running annual research in the funeral industry and reviewing competitor activity.


Nancy studied Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University. Wanting to further her understanding of business, Nancy recently completed an MSc in Marketing.

Nancy holds a certificate in professional marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a Certificate in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute.


In her spare time, Nancy loves to participate in any and every type of outdoor sport. This has led her to compete in two triathlons, a half marathon and several 10 km runs.


When not outdoors, Nancy’s favourite pastime is reading. Her favourite books range from Anna Karenina and A Suitable Boy, to Persuasion and anything by Gabriel García Márquez.