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Nick joined the University of Westminster (then PCL) as a post-doctoral researcher in the mid 80's. He begun his teaching career in the School of Computing but has since moved to the Business School, a move that allows him to understand the importance of Information and Project Management both from the point of view of the techically minded person as well as the business user. 

Nick has help set up higher education programmes in India, the Sultanate of Oman and Uzbekistan. 

For a time he also managed an inport/export wine business and, in the early days of the personal computer, a business that exported PCs to his native Greece. Both these ventures have ensured that his outlook to teaching attemps to balance academic knowledge with techniques that offer clear added value when applied to a business environment.

Nick has now progressed into Project Management where he helped create the Project Management MSc and the PRINCE2 short courses. 

In 2020, during the lockdown, he and Himanshu Jain launched the PM Book Club.

Nick is an ambassador of the Responsible Project Management community and a signatory of the RPM manifesto.

Education

PhD Imperial College, London  

MSc Numerical Analysis, Imperial College, London 

BSc Mathematics, Imperial College, London

Professional memberships

ACM

Consultancy and professional practice

Nick is an acredided PRINCE2 trainer.

Teaching

While at the University of Westminster, Nick progresed from a lecturer in software development to a lecturer in systems analysis and then project management. He currently teaches project management for the Project Management MSc and PRINCE2 for the professional short courses of the university.. His current modules include:

  • 7PJMN007W Project Management Foundations
  • 7PJMN008W Project Management in Practice
  • 7PJMN009W Project Management Project

Research

Nick's research interests lie in project leadership, the teaching of project and information management and the responsibilities of the modern project manager.