Nick trained as a Physicist and went on to obtain a PhD from the University of Surrey. His career has followed a path of technology development, starting as a computer programmer moving through project management and consultancy. Nick was business manager for a group of 100 staff within Atkins for four years before progressing into specialist business development for security solutions. More recently he moved jobs to support the growth of a small start-up company specialising in the development of artificial intelligence solutions.
Nick and his family moved to Alton at the turn of the millennium. He has been involved in a number of local initiatives including the Foodbank, operated under the auspices of the Trussell Trust by multiple churches in Alton.