Nicholas is the President and Founder of the Offord Group. Nicholas created the Offord Group in 2004 as a strategic advisory alternative to charities with a focus on capacity building. Prior to that he was President of the Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation for 10 years after having previously been Executive Director, Development at McGill University. He has led important innovations in the structure and design of large fundraising organizations and campaigns.
The strategic integration of leadership, governance, management, marketing, external relations and fundraising and planning is his core practice. As a volunteer, he is currently Vice Chair of the Board at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa.