Chief Executive Officer
Nicholas is the Chief Executive Officer of TS Lombard and was a founder of Trusted Sources before its merger with Lombard Street Research and incorporation into TS Lombard in 2016. Before establishing Trusted Sources in 2006, he was managing director of Breakingviews, the leading online financial commentary service started by former FT Lex journalists and purchased by Reuters in 2009. Prior to that, he spent 20 years in investment banking (BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse First Boston) working in Asia and Europe.
In the 1990s, following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Nicholas worked in the newly created Russian financial markets, where he played a key role in the creation of a new investment bank in Moscow and arranged equity financings for newly privatized energy companies. He graduated from York University with a degree in economics and is on the Board of the European Association of Independent Research Providers.