Nick is a professional property developer, specialising in high value residential housing and riverside apartments in west London. Prior to this, Nick spent 20 years in the IT industry providing consultancy skills and sales training programmes to corporate clients and key individuals, and was a high-end (£50M+) sales and account manager in both central and local government environments. Nick lives in west London with his wife and son, and enjoys kickboxing (black belt), table tennis, playing drums in a rock band, classic cars, and supporting Tottenham Hotspur FC. Nick is delighted to be a part of the DMNoMore project, and sees the potentially enormous benefits of solving a long-term cause of human suffering as an opportunity not to be missed.
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Sir Michael Hintze
Sir Michael is the founder, Group Executive Chairman and Senior Investment Officer of CQS, a London-based asset management firm.
Prior to establishing CQS in 1999, Michael held a number of senior roles at CSFB and Goldman Sachs. He began his career in finance in 1982 with Salomon Brothers, New York, after working as an Electrical Design Engineer in Australia, where he had also served as a Captain in the Australian army.
He presently serves as a Member of the Board of Superintendence of IOR (known as the Vatican Bank) and sits on the Audit Committee of the Duchy of Cornwall. In the charitable sector, The Hintze Family Charitable Foundation has provided funding to over 220 charities. He is a Trustee of the Institute of Economic Affairs, is Senior Vice Patron of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, Special Friend of the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and Honorary Captain RNR. Through MH Premium Farms, Michael has significant investments in the agricultural sector.
Michael is a fluent Russian speaker. He holds a BSc in Physics and Pure Mathematics and a BEng in Electrical Engineering both from the University of Sydney. He also holds an MSc in Acoustics from the University of New South Wales, an MBA from Harvard Business School, received a DBA (honoris) from the University of New South Wales and a DEng (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney.