Nick co-founded Hawki with Hugh Martin. He is a qualified barrister and has been involved in marine insurance for over 30 years, with particular involvement in Russia and the Former Soviet Union throughout that time.
Nick sits in the House of Lords. He was a senior executive with Sovcomflot/SCF Group, the leading Russian tanker shipping company, until 31 August 2020 when he retired after 15 years of service. Nick is a keen sailor and a member of The Royal Yacht Squadron. He is married with three sons.