‘Nick’s thinking brought a really new, different and illuminating perspective to discussions on the future of museums. Although leading us into a more distant future, his insight allowed us to see more clearly where we are now and what we need to do in the short term. As well as this Nick is great to work with’

Iain Watson, Director, Senior Management, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

‘I really want to thank you for your amazing contribution to our last Monday’s’ event. With no doubt this was one of the most mindblowing speeches we had so far’

Athanasios Kourniotis
Founding Director of The Bartlett Future Cities Network, University College London


Nicks original, simple and deep insights lift both projects and people higher. He brings new perspectives to challenges that open up new opportunities. Through his endless curiosity he observes patterns and signals that can be acted upon. He excels as a confidential collaborator on strategic ventures and every time I am forced to think beyond the box, Nick is an invaluable resource to guide me through it.

Joost Godee, Senior Design Director, Microsoft


Your support both in the lead up and during the retreat was of huge value to the participants as well as to the SOIF team. We look forward to future opportunities to work together


Cat Tully and Alun Rhydderch, Co-founders, School of International Futures


It’s been a pleasure working with Nick on our smart-living research. Nick brought energy and insight to our workshops, facilitating a range of interactive techniques. It was essential that participants took a future-oriented perspective of the research challenge and Nick was able to foster this through expertly framing the discussion and interaction. This has helped immensely with the quality of the workshop outputs and ultimately the final report and findings.

Nigel Jones, CEO IAAC


Martin HarrisI have been very happy with the work I commissioned Nick for on public transport strategy development. As a result, the management team has new ways to think about change and insightful actions to make. His strategy work and advice are an important part of Brighton and Hove Bus Company’s commitment to serving the contemporary and future needs of Greater Brighton.
Martin Harris
Managing Director Brighton and Hove Buses


mike-tiffany-200200Nick is highly intelligent, insightful and curious; great qualities in any teacher. He designed a course blending foresight techniques with experience design methods and encouraged us to think differently about our client work His methods have provided us with practical help on many projects.

Mike Tiffany, Principal Design Consultant at ThoughtWorks

Strategy Developer

Reon BrandNick greatly impresses me with his depth of thinking and his ability to bring visionary thinking into innovation processes. He is a strong lateral thinker with a very wide range of interests and content knowledge that enables him to bring provocative new perspectives into innovation teamwork discussions

Reon Brand, Sr. Director, Philips Design, Eindhoven, The Netherlands


Anona Vázquez-Masson
Nick facilitated a session on innovation for me and did an excellent job. He quickly grasped what I was aiming to achieve and put together a format for the session that worked very well. Nick’s obvious knowledge and expertise in the area also helped me add to the brief and focus on the key points.

It was a pleasure to work with Nick and I have no hesitation in recommending him to others.

Anona Vazquez-Masson, Economy Support Manager at East Sussex County Council

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