Nick Hunt

Chief Strategy & Impact Officer

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 Nick Hunt

Nick is a senior business leader with more than 15 years’ experience across a variety of roles in a FTSE100 business, most recently as Director of Strategy & Proposition.  A qualified investment professional, Nick has a wealth of experience in coaching and leading teams across a range of technical and commercial roles in a business that works closely with a population of more than 4,000 SMEs.  Bringing a blend of clear communication, analytical skills and creative problem-solving in his approach, Nick also has extensive governance experience, as both an executive and non-executive director / trustee of a variety of boards and charitable organisations and time spent as a Director of Risk & Compliance.

A passionate advocate of business as a force for good, Nick has played a leading role in the development of sustainable and responsible business strategies that drive real value, showing what can be achieved through a focus on people, planet, community and a healthy dose of curiosity!  Nick brings that experience to bear in supporting SME business owners across a variety of sectors to develop their own sustainable growth strategies that fully integrate both the opportunities and risks presented by ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) considerations, establishing the firm foundations for resilient and future-proofed organisations, with clear strategic intent, that can thrive for decades to come.

An award-winning craft brewer, Nick is also Co-Founder and Chief Beer Officer of Cotswold Lakes Brew Co. a sustainability-led microbrewery based in the beautiful Cotswold Water Park where Nick lives with his young family.

In his spare time, when not being kept busy by his two daughters’ hectic social calendars you will likely find Nick out hiking in the beautiful Cotswolds or playing piano on stage with one of his bands.

"Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential."

Winston Churchill

"Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans."

Peter F. Drucker

"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."

Abraham Lincoln

"Mould-breaking strategies grow initially like weeds, they are not cultivated like tomatoes in a hothouse.… (They) can take root in all kinds of places."

Henry Mintzberg

"Strategy is the great work of the organisation. In situations of life and death, it is the Tao of Survival or Extinction. Its study cannot be neglected."

Sun Tzu

"Everyone has a plan... until they get punched in the mouth."

Mike Tyson