Ridgeback Capital is a private investment firm focussed on small to mid-sized privately held business and B2B Technology start-ups in Australia or New Zealand
Nick founded Ridgeback Capital to employ his strong experience in industry and consulting to nurture and grow great companies.
Nick started his career in Gladstone, Australia, working as a Structural Engineer before returning to his native Aberdeen to join a start-up in the Oil & Gas industry. He spent five years building the company up from a team of ten engineers with an idea, to a professional engineering firm with 60+ personnel. He was part of the management team that took over from the founders and was responsible for the company’s operations before moving to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he established and ran a local subsidiary.
Following a return to Queensland to study for his MBA Nick joined a Global Strategy firm in London where he worked with CxO level clients to solve some of the toughest challenges facing their companies and industries. During his time as a consultant Nick worked on diverse Strategy, M&A, and Operations projects across five different industries.
Nick holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford and an MBA from the University of Queensland and is dedicated to continued learning and development.