Nicholas is founder and event director of AidEx – the world’s leading conference and exhibition for professionals in aid and development. Working in partnership with Angus Montgomery Ltd and previously with Centaur Media PLC, he launched AidEx in 2010. Nicholas is committed to this key event which facilitates better cooperation between the commercial and not-for-profit sectors and the more efficient delivery of aid. Nicholas came to exhibitions having previously run his own niche publishing business for 20 years. He started his business career in newspapers before moving to international media, working as Director for Reed Business Information and their aviation magazines. After years of international relations and work with some of the worlds’ largest corporations, Nicholas has grown increasingly passionate about the growth of CSR, alternative economics and the extra resources that can be made available for impoverished and disaster-struck regions of the world.