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Nick is a public policy professional, with extensive experience of policy development, research and strategic leadership. He has demonstrated the ability to blend strategic objectivesmore...Nick is a public policy professional, with extensive experience of policy development, research and strategic leadership. He has demonstrated the ability to blend strategic objectives into deliverable and measurable goals. He has a track record of working successfully with senior leaders and working in highly political environments at a national, regional and local level. Nick has worked at senior levels in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, serving on senior management teams for much of his career, developing strategic and business plans and being part of major public sector mergers. He is an experienced manager of people, projects and budgets.
Nick has advised government centrally, locally and internationally and has written extensively on citizenship, social capital, extremism, immigration and other related areas of policy and practice. He is a Senior Research Fellow at the Smith Institute where he contributes to their publications and seminars and is the programme lead for their race, cohesion and migration work. He has worked extensively on cohesion issues for Local Government Leadership, the Office of Public Management and the Citizenship Foundation.
Between 2004-7, he was the Director of Policy and Public Sector for the Commission for Racial Equality where he led the development of the CRE’s policy agenda. He was also responsible for managing the Commission’s relationship with the public sector and monitoring the performance of all public authorities with regards to race equality.
In 2007, he joined the Institute of Community Cohesion as Director of Policy where he led on policy development and public affairs. He has subsequently started his own consultancy working across public policy and research. He remains a Principal Associate with the Institute.
Previously, he was a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and before that he was at the Association of London Government, where he was responsible for corporate and strategic policy. Nick is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts and a member of the Ethnicity Advisory Group for the United Kingdom Household Longitudinal Study. He is also serving as a Strategic Adviser to Ofwat and is a Trustee of the Citizenship Foundation.
Nick is a leading voice in the debates over equality, integration and cohesion, contributing to a new policy framework and shaping the work and thinking of leading policy makers and practitioners in the field. He is an experienced public speaker and a regular contributor to seminars and conferences, both in the UK and internationally. He is a skilled broadcast media performer, with regular appearances on radio and TV including Today Programme, PM, BBC Breakfast, News 24 & Sky News.
Area Covered: Cohesion, integration, multiculturalism, citizenship, equality, social policy, social justice, poverty, inequality, equalities, race