Meet the Team
Nicky Wilkins - General Manager
Nicky Wilkins has worked as the Acorn Foundation General Manager since 2006.
Nicky has a marketing background and loves her work, being responsible for engaging the local community in considering philanthropy, and for maintaining donor relationships. She has been involved as a volunteer in local community groups for many years.
Nicky is married to a lawyer (Marcus) and they have four children.
Margot McCool - Operations Manager
Margot McCool joined the Acorn Foundation in 2008 and is responsible for the funding applications and distributions. Margot has a marketing background and enjoys the interaction with community groups. She is passionate about helping community groups to move towards self-determination by building endowment. Margot has been involved as a volunteer in many local community groups for many years.
Margot is married to John McCool and they have three children.
Estelle Steinmann - Administration Officer
Estelle Steinmann joined the team in August 2011, in the role of Office Administration. She has a background in banking and administration, and has also trained in the graphic design field. Estelle loves to be able to answer your queries when you call, and maintains our website and social media pages.
Estelle is married to Martin (who serves as a volunteer on our Distributions Committee) and they have three children.