Nick is a Partner based in Booz & Company’s San Francisco office. He is a member of the firm’s Consumer, Media & Digital professional community. He has over 15 years of consulting experience, specializing in retail strategy and performance improvement.
Nick originally joined Booz & Company in 1994 in the London office after INSEAD and five years in the downstream oil industry. After three years, he transferred to San Francisco and was elected partner in 2002. In 2006, Nick left the firm for stints with Safeway and McKinsey. Nick returned to the firm in January 2010.
In the early part of his consulting career, Nick focused on energy clients, particularly marketing for downstream oil companies, before transitioning gradually to strategy in general and retail in particular. Today, Nick’s work focuses on general retail clients such as grocery stores, convenience stores, fuel stations, etc. where he leads strategic transformations. Over the years, Nick has also led strategy and transformation work in industries as diverse as commercial airplanes, railroads, chemicals and ISPs.
Nick earned an M.A. in Geology from Oxford University and an MBA from INSEAD.