Nick has worked in the Criminal Justice System since 1979. He was Chair and CEO of the London Community Rehabilitation Company, delivering Probation services to 30,000 service users across the capital, from its inception in 2014 through its sale to private owners.

Nick was previously CEO of Surrey & Sussex Probation Trust (SSPT). In this role, he led a pioneering project that resulted in a radical revision of National Standards for the supervision of offenders. He also chaired the Sussex Criminal Justice Board.

Nick has held a wide range of senior management responsibilities within Probation. He has taught social work students up to post graduate level and was a front-line practitioner for15 years

Throughout his long career, Nick has always been committed to the importance of the relationship between providers and service users at individual, family, group and community level, as a key factor in promoting positive change.

Since stepping down from LCRC, Nick has sought to continue to contribute to the sector. In addition to joining Pact's Board of Trustees, Nick is a Fellow and Director of the Probation Institute and is providing mentoring to third sector leaders in his home city of Brighton.