Nicholas has background in journalism, social science research and international development and a wide-ranging set of skills, built during 14 years of professional experience. He has been a foreign correspondent in three countries, including as Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News in Mexico. He has worked as a researcher and communication specialist for various think-tanks and organizations, including the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology and the Institute of Development Studies. He holds an Mphil in International Development Studies from the University of Sussex and is now completing his PhD in Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Nicholas lives with his wife and two children in Nairobi.