Nick is the Chairman of Media Intelligence Partners. Since founding MIP in 2004 he has built up the company to become one of the leading public relations and public affairs practices in the UK. Using his extensive book of media contacts and knowledge, Nick has worked with around 50 clients including prestigious international think- tanks like the Heritage Foundation and some of the thought-leaders in UK public policy, such as the Centre for Social Justice and ResPublica.
In addition to the firm’s work within the Westminster village, Nick has also worked with major private sector clients including HSBC Bank and eBay. In 2008 he also established the media training and presentation company Pitch-Perfect with Jonathan Haslam, a former Downing Street Press Secretary.
Before starting his own company, Nick was Press Secretary and Media Director for Conservative Party leaders William Hague and Iain Duncan Smith. He previously had a long and distinguished career writing for various national newspapers including The Times and the Daily Express. During his time with the Conservative Party he played a pivotal role in the victory in the 1999 European elections and was at the heart of the 2001 general election campaign. He was responsible for conducting daily press briefings for five years and was consulted by party leaders and Shadow Cabinet members on all critical media, policy and presentational matters.
Nick continues to appear regularly on television, radio and in print with several national newspapers.