Nicholas is an experienced general counsel and company secretary having held those positions at O2(UK), the BBC and Christie’s. He currently runs his own consultancy practice providing consultant solicitor and general counsel services to organisations in the arts, culture and communications sectors. He spent his early career at Simmons & Simmons and BT where he focussed on corporate/M&A work, both domestic and international. He trained at Trowers & Hamlins.

In addition to legal and company secretarial expertise he has had significant risk management, regulatory, compliance and audit experience which he uses in an executive and non-executive capacity.

He is a trustee of The Conversation UK and past chair of the Public Service Broadcasting Trust.