Nikola Simpson is an environmental activist and Queen's Young Leader from Barbados.
She works with Slow Food Barbados, an organisation that promotes the reduction of imported food in order to support local farmers, fishermen, chefs and small-scale producers.
She teaches primary and secondary school children how to grow their own crops sustainably and without the use of chemicals.
Alongside this she runs sessions about fisheries in Barbados, promoting and supporting responsible and sustainable fishing practices on the island.
Nikola also volunteers with the Plastic Oceans Trust, educating people on the threat of plastic pollution, primarily in oceans, and encouraging them to reduce the amount of plastic they use as well as providing alternatives to plastic.