Educated at Uppingham School, Nick then took Articles and qualified with Price Waterhouse Cooper in London. He has held senior positions with private and public companies, including manufacturer Astell Scientific (Holdings) and listed City based property agent Baker Harris Saunders Plc. He co-founded the Sportscard Credit Card Company which was listed on AIM and later sold to the online bookmaker UK Betting plc. Nick helped found an established a private restaurant group, The London Distillery Company and Envestors. In his spare time, he enjoys food and drink, golf, and watching cricket and rugby.