Nicholas is a Director of Harwell Capital and is recognised across Asia as an innovation and technology leader, having advised and invested into a vast number of start-up and growth stage Venture Capital companies globally. Nicholas remains a mentor to a number of start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Nicholas is heavily involved with innovation and technology initiatives in Hong Kong, and was previously the Chairman of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, leading the development of the latest phase of the Science Park, as a showcase for clean and green technologies.
Nicholas is the Principal Advisor to the APEC Policy Partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI), which provides guidance to APEC and its 21 member economies on priorities and projects responding to the challenges faced in a rapidly changing world.
Nicholas is the Chairman of Professional Property Services Limited, which is a specialist real estate consultancy, based in Hong Kong, providing advisory services across the Asia Pacific Region, and is an authority on land administration and planning matters.
Nicholas is also the Chairman of the Hong Kong Harbourfront Commission, co-ordinating the planning, design, implementation and management of the various initiatives around Victoria Harbour, additionally being a member of the Commission on Strategic Development. Nicholas is a past President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a former member of the Hong Kong Housing Authority and the Hong Kong Town Planning Board.
Nicholas was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) in 2012, in recognition of his distinguished public and community service, particularly his significant contribution in promoting innovation and technology development in Hong Kong.