Nick is a local government consultant and his work has included assignments for the Local Government Association, the Cabinet Office’s Commissioning Academy, and Design Council. He was Director of Local Government at A4e, leading the development of regeneration programmes linking physical and social aspects of regeneration. Previously he was Managing Director, Local Government at Amey plc, where he managed a £400m portfolio of partnership based service, and Private Finance Initiative delivery contracts with Councils across the UK, employing over 4,000 staff.
He has had a variety of Board level positions in both private and public sector regeneration, including Director at Gardiner and Theobald, and deputy chief executive at the London Borough of Islington, where he led the Council’s regeneration team, and had direct responsibility for the £400m Emirates Stadium. At the London Development Agency he was director of operations, covering London’s £300m Single Regeneration and Skills Budgets, including a year’s secondment to the Department of Trade and Industry as a Director of Regions.
He has advised Government on service procurement issues and has written widely on strategic and regeneration issues. He has an MPhil in town planning and an MBA.