Nicolas is the co-founder and CEO of strategy consulting and innovation company Corporate Vision®. A business and governance theorist, author, consultant and entrepreneur, Nicolas invented Visionary Governance® a holistic management philosophy, toolbox and services for global leaders, CEOs, C-SUITE and Boards to supercharge leadership, strategic management and governance by integrating future oriented skills, sustainable thinking and creative innovation in organisations and cultures. Nicolas is widely recognised as a visionary change agent, advising corporations, global brands, start-ups and governments on strategy, governance, global branding, business model innovation, cultural alignment and the future direction of our world.
Nicolas is an early tech entrepreneur behind high profile start-ups such as Beenz.com (first web digital currency, years pre-Bitcoin and block-chain) and opodo.com (the hugely successful European travel company) that reached gross revenues of € 1.5billion and was sold for €500 million to private equity. He is also President of global governance and historic award think tank Gold Mercury International and the founder of BRAND EU, the European Union Brand Centre based in London.