He has worked seven years as a Business Development Consultant for the Confederation of Danish Industries. As team leader, he has solid experience in the implementation of international assignments in Africa, Asia and Russia. Throughout his career, he also worked as Programme Director and Quality Assurance Manager on several international projects, offering business development services to private sector organizations in India, Vietnam East and West Africa.
Nicolas's involvement in the Ghanaian business environment dates back to 1995, when he embarked on a number of short term business missions to assist in building the capacities of various Ghanaian private sector organizations and promoting cooperation between Ghanaian businesses and their Danish counterparts.
Nicolas was also heavily involved in the Business Environment Strengthening For Tanzania-Advocacy Component (BEST-AC) in Tanzania, a sister programme to BUSAC Fund. His professional goal is to use his skills and experience to contribute in improving the business environment of enterprises in Africa and help in professionalizing business organisations in servicing their members.
Until his appointment as the BUSAC Fund Manager, he worked as the Project Director for the BUSAC Fund and BEST-AC at the headquarters of COWI A/S, the Danish Consulting firm responsible for the management of the BUSAC Fund. Nicolas replaces Dr. Dale Rachmeler, who served as the Fund Manager from 2007 to October 2012.