Nick has a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bristol. He worked in a product management / business development role, before spending 6 years with Mars Electronics International establishing their presence in Italy and Spain before returning to the UK as Director of Marketing and Product Management.
In 1996 Nick founded, as CEO, MAOSCO Ltd, backed by MasterCard and others. More than 500 million MULTOS smart cards have been issued in over 45 countries.
Subsequently, at LMS Capital, with Michael Bennett, he built a £120 million portfolio of technology venture assets. Nick then joined Azini Capital to co-manage one of Europe’s leading private equity portfolios.