Nick works within the Sustainable Commodities practice area, supporting clients better understand the ethical and environmental issues within their supply chain.
Prior to joining 3Keel Nick worked as technologist at Wealmoor Ltd, a fresh produce business supplying exotic fruits and vegetables into UK retailers. The role saw him managing compliance of suppliers from across the globe and supporting the business in delivering of high quality products in a fast-paced environment. Nick has previously also worked as an analyst supporting policy development at the climate action NGO, WRAP.
Nick holds a MBiol, BSc in Biology from the University of Leeds and a PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of Warwick. His PhD research sought to investigate in-field variability of salad onion crops to enhance yields and quality. This was conducted in partnership with G’s Fresh, one of Europe’s largest fresh produce businesses, as a part of the Waitrose CTP programme. During his PhD he took part in the IFSTAL (Interdisciplinary Food Systems Teaching and Learning) programme which aims to equip participants with the skills and experiences to support them in addressing food system challenges.
Away from work Nick is a keen sportsman. Currently he swims for Kenilworth Masters SC, and plays tag rugby and cricket. When not in the pool or running around a field, he is trying (very slowly) to learn Catalan.