Nick is currently a Marketing Manager at The Guardian. Prior to joining the Guardian in November 2014, he worked at Southbank Centre for 7 years where he was responsible for Contemporary Music, Dance & Performance and a number of festivals. These include the annual Meltdown festival which has seen him work with artists such as Yoko Ono, Massive Attack, Ornette Coleman and Ray Davies of The Kinks. He began at Southbank Centre in 2007 after graduating with a First Class Degree in English Literature from Durham University. At university he ran an independent record label, as well as promoting weekly gigs and club nights, which were the beginning of his career in live events. In addition to his work with Omnibus, he advises on marketing for Hackney Pirates, an innovative charity that seeks to improve literacy and educational achievement amongst children in Hackney.