UK Community Advisory Board (UK-CAB)

Nicoletta Policek

UK-CAB Steering Group
Nicoletta Policek

Nicoletta Policek is Professor in Policing and Criminology and currently Head of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology at the University of Salford. Nicoletta’s specialisms are to be summarised in Human Rights legislation and Human Rights violations; migration studies; gender and sexuality studies; sex work; HIV and public health; social impact of epidemics and emergencies.

Nicoletta has been combining a career in academia with her passion for social justice and human rights and she has been involved in HIV advocacy and activism since the 1980s. At present, Nicoletta is a Commissioner on the Global IAPAC-Lancet HIV Commission on the Future of Urban HIV Responses and the Chair of the subcommittee Right to Health. She sits on the Board of Trustees of HIV Scotland as Chairperson.

When she not busy taking over from Mary Poppins, Nicoletta can be found hiking in the Dolomites or lazily strolling in Venice in the company of her beloved handbags.