Research Associate (FGS) UK
Nic is a researcher at the University of Exeter, where he is working on responsible sourcing of minerals, the relationship between mining and the circular economy, and the challenge of assuring environmental and social impact standards across complex value chains and production-consumption networks. Until 2018, he worked at the Geological Society of London for over 20 years, most recently as Director of Policy and Communications. He has a longstanding interest in interdisciplinary approaches to global societal challenges relating to meeting our resource needs sustainably, and in the roles geoscientists play in addressing these challenges.
Nic is an Executive Council member of the International Association for Promoting Geoethics (IAPG), and chair of trustees of Geology for Global Development (GfGD). He holds degrees in History and Philosophy of Science (BA, University of Cambridge) and Science and Technology Policy (MSc, University of Sussex).
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