President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity Edmonton
Mr. Nikolai brought over 30 years of experience in fund development and organizational development to Habitat for Humanity Edmonton when he became the President and CEO in February 2005. That year, HfH-E was building four homes. HfH Edmonton is now the largest Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Canada with the capacity to build 100/year. In 2012, Homeward Trust Edmonton presented Mr. Nikolai with the ROOPH Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Housing Sector for the greater Edmonton area. In 2015 he received the University of Alberta Alumni Honour Award and the Ernst Young Social Enterprise Entrepreneur of the Year Award.