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Research Director, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney

His research interests are in Resource Futures with a focus on resource recovery and recycling, bioenergy & biochemical synthesis, and carbon mitigation.

Nick is the Deputy Director of the Wealth from Waste Cluster, a three year collaboration between UTS, CSIRO, Monash, Yale, Swinburne and the University of Queensland researching new opportunities, technologies and business models to harness value from metal-bearing waste such as ewaste. See

He is also an Honorary Lecturer at the Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Imperial College London.


  • –present
    Research Principal at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney


  • 2007 
    University of Sydney, PhD