Nicholas is Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney; Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Sydney; MBA (Hons), University of Oxford. He was admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales as Solicitor and Barrister. Strategy professional and scenario expert focused on links between the private sector, non-profits and public policy in economic development, stakeholder management, organizational performance and risk management. From 2001-2003, he was a Commercial Lawyer at Windeyer Dibbs Lawyers; From 2003-06, he was the director at Oxford Investment Research.
Since 2006, with World Economic Forum, he focuses on catalysing responses to global, regional and industry challenges. He was co-Editor atGlobal Risks in 2011, sixth Edition. He was the deputy head and adviser at Strategic Risk Foresight Team, the Director at the Head of Constituents and Strategic Initiatives. Since 2013, he has been the Director at Head of Europe.
Blogger on an inter-disciplinary view of scenarios, decision-making and systemic issues facing the world. Recipient of awards and honours, including: Australian Leadership Award; Fellow, Royal Society of Arts, UK (FRSA).