Nick was educated at Castle Park School (Dublin), Winchester College, Edinburgh University and Trinity College Dublin. He has an MA in English Literature.
His first career was in broadcast journalism working for ABC News, Sky News and ITN. The majority of his time was spent with the BBC as a producer in the Planning and Foreign News Departments.
Nick joined Marlborough in 2007, straight from the newsroom, before studying for a PGCE from Buckingham University. In addition to English, he has taught Form and has been instrumental in establishing Creative Writing as a taught subject.
He coaches cricket, football and golf and is a house tutor in C3. Between 2012 and 2017 he was Head of Sixth Form, before becoming Head of English.