With formal qualifications in Economics (Bachelor Degree) and Commerce (Master Degree), as well as being a member of ATIA, Nicholas brings a wealth of financial management experience and energy to DHS, having worked in the area of technical industry and Federal Government support programs since 2001. Nicholas is a founding member of DHS and, prior to the formation of DHS, worked closely with executives and technical staff of several multi-national organizations in advising and vetting financial aspects of high-tech projects.

During this time, he was successful in highlighting areas where focused financial management and oversight resulted in securing millions of dollars in benefits for development and operational projects.

Nicholas is an avid mountaineer, having undertaken several treks in Nepal and summiting peaks at more than 6000m, as well as being focused on physical fitness as a necessary part of life.