Nick joined the team as Professor of Practice for Hospitality Management in 2020 having just stepped back from his role as Managing Director for Langdale Leisure Limited. Nick brings a wealth of industry experience having worked for Marriott and Scottish and Newcastle earlier in his career and leading a £15m investment in the Langdale Estate over the last decade.  A well-known figure in Lake District tourism Nick has championed environmental sustainability and destination management, chairing the Lake District Business Task Force and now running his own consultancy business.