Prior to founding Maritime, Nick was the Executive Head Teacher of Millennium, Brooklands, and Timbercroft Primary Schools. He is a National Leader of Education. Under Nick’s leadership, Brooklands went from a ‘Satisfactory’ Ofsted rating to ‘Outstanding’ and became a London Gold School, and Millennium went from ‘Requires Improvement’ to ‘Outstanding’. All three schools' attainment and progress have accelerated rapidly, with the progress at Millennium and Timbercroft being in the top 3% nationally. During the most recent Ofsted inspection his leadership was described as exceptional.