Nick qualified as an Engineer in 1990 and joined Ford Motor Company (UK) working in R&D. Nick quickly progressed in his role and moved to Germany to join the development of Fiesta, Mondeo and Cougar models.
In 1996 Nick returned to Ireland to complete an MBA and joined Philips Electronics (Netherlands), Eircom (Eir) and Intel. During this time Nick progressed to manage multi million contracts and helped shape the Purchasing and Supply Chain functions.
With an eye for a challenge, Nick joined a turn around venture with Ingersoll Rand in the Construction Equipment division. Subsequently acquired by Doosan, Nick qualified as a Master Black Belt (MBB) and became Operational Excellence Director for EMEA with responsibility for multiple manufacturing sites and Shared Services. During his role, Nick developed a regional OPEX strategy, leveraged best practices, built a high performance team, conducted training and implemented major productivity projects delivering over €3 million saving.
Currently working as a Senior Management Consultant and certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Nick brings with him a passion for Continuous Improvement, as well as a wealth of experience across business sectors, functions and cultures.