Nick was born and brought up in Greenock comes from a long line of Morton supporters. His grandfather saw Morton play teams like Renton whilst his father, as a boy, was taken by his dad to the 1922 cup final! Nick’s early teens saw the era of the Morton renaissance of that era under Hal Stewart with record breaking league wins, Cup finals and semi finals and the Danish invasion.
Educationally, he is a product of Highlanders Academy, Greenock High School and Glasgow University. He is a chartered accountant and runs his own niche insolvency practice. Prior to that he was for many years was a partner in a large multi national firm of accountants where he variously held the positions of Scottish Managing Partner, North Managing Partner and Deputy National Managing Partner. He specialised in insolvency and has held approximately 5,000 insolvency appointments – assorted Administration Orders, Receiverships, Liquidations, Trust Deeds, Bankruptcies – over the course of his career. He has sat on public bodies advising the Scottish Government on insolvency law and proposed alterations thereto and has delivered lectures on business planning and improvement across the globe.
Nick has been involved with the Supporter’s Trust for a number of years and was a founding member of the board of trustees of Greenock Morton Community Trust.
Nick has always had an interest in IT and computing and was the board member of the firm above responsible for the firm’s internal IT and where under his watch, the firm was the first major firm of accountants with all offices linked by email and the first major firm to have a website. He is now bringing some of those skills to Morton in totally overhauling, updating and modernising our back office systems.
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