Nick Hugh

Prior to starting NSH Arts, Nick has gained extensive expereince in a wide variety of educational and arts roles.  Currently the Director of London Programs for Hollins University, he has also directed the Awards Program of the Fulbright Commission and was European Programmes Director at Washington University in St Louis. Before that he was Deputy Director of the University of London Careers Service and was Managing Director of a small Healthcare Consulting business in northern England offering bespoke technology solutions to a wide variety of international healthcare and professional service businesses.

Nick has been a visiting faculty member at both Imperial College London and Cass Business School, City University.  He has been actively involved in mentoring for the Institute of Directors and coaching young people in the development of skills enabling the successful transition from education into the working world.

Based in London, Nick has managed internship programmes in the UK, France and Germany for Washington University in St Louis, Olin Business School.  This involved organising high-quality internships, supervising research dissertations and managing the relationships with Olin’s international academic partners.  He also ran programmes looking at fashion in Europe, economic issues in the EU and a range of courses covering many aspects of international financial markets. 

Nick graduated from Cambridge University with a MA in Natural Sciences (Chemistry), received his MSc from Imperial College London in Management Science and holds patents in organic and organo-metallic chemistry.

Nick is an active musician and holds an ARCM diploma from the Royal College of Music, London in violin performance. He is chairman of Tallis Chamber Orchestra – a registered charity that performs largely in Suffolk, and also in other venues across the UK.  He is also concert master of Midsummer Opera and regularly plays chamber music.

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