Non Executive Director, IEM plc
Nicholas is currently Chair of Access – The Foundation for Social Investment, Chair of impact investing platform i(x) investments and is a senior adviser to a number of companies contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals. He serves on the Advisory Board of the UK Green Finance Institute and the UK Impact Investment Institute and is a Global Ambassador for the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment.
Nicholas was a Member of Parliament, representing Ruislip Northwood and Pinner for 14 years, prior to standing down in 2019. During that time, he served as a Government Minister for almost nine years in five different departments, including spells as the UK Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry, and UK Minister for International Development. His involvement in climate change policy goes back to 2004 and he has served as Chair of the Environment All Party Parliamentary Group and as a member of the Environmental Audit Committee and the Climate Change Bill Committee. He is a member of the Privy Council. Before politics, Nick spent eighteen years in the private sector, including nine years in investment management and banking.