Nick is an experienced academic and senior manager, joining the BIMM group team in 2013 to help launch its Manchester college. Nick’s passion for new challenges, skills in team building and people skills has seen him help the group launch three new colleges since joining BIMM and assume the College Principalship of both Berlin and Hamburg.
A musician in his own right, Nick is also an experienced composer and musician. Holding a PhD in ‘Composing Interactions Within Sound and Image in Digital Technologies’, Nick also works under the name of DEADBEAR as a producer and recording artist. His recent work includes electronica releases on labels such as Cascine and Art Is Hard records with festival appearances across Europe, interactive sound and video installations, an interactive, public engagement app commissioned by CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), and both scoring and programming contributions for contemporary theatre and ‘laptop orchestra’.