Nicolas is the CEO of strategic vision consulting firm Corporate Vision® advising corporations and start-ups on strategic vision, brand strategy, business model innovation and cultural transformation.  Nicolas is the early internet entrepreneur behind high profile start-ups such as (the first web digital currency) and (the hugely successful European travel company) sold for €500 million to private equity. A business and governance theorist, Nicolas invented Visionary Governance® a holistic management philosophy and toolbox for global leaders, CEOs, C-SUITE and Boards. He is also the 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.