Nick is the chair, trustee, and non-executive director of a variety of organisations across the SW in the education, arts, innovation, transport and agricultural sectors.

A recovering mathematician, he was Deputy Chair of the SW Regional Development Agency, former Chair and ProChancellor of the University of Plymouth and a founding board member of the Technology Strategy Board – now InnovateUK – the government’s innovation agency. Nick is a Fellow or member of several professional bodies. Prior to developing a portfolio career Nick spent many years in the IT sector.

Based in Cornwall, Nick also runs an organic livestock farm with his wife.