Nick Bolton has over 30 years’ experience in supporting net zero projects and sustainable economic development formulating and delivering large scale strategic plans that encompass significant innovation in infrastructure. As Head of Economic Development in Cambridge and then as Director of Investment & Marketing in North Northamptonshire, Nick shaped and delivered economic growth, investment, and place marketing plans in some of the fastest growing local authority areas in the UK.
Nick has led Electric Corby (now operating as Electric Places) through more than a dozen research and development projects with UK and EU partners over a 10 year period that have helped establish a depth of understanding and evidence on a range of innovations and solutions for supporting sustainability and achieving a net zero carbon economy. £15m of projects including Community Energy, EV Charging infrastructure and the next generation of net zero all-electric homes.
Nick also brings practical experience of field delivery of housing construction, EV infrastructure and renewable energy generation and storage solutions. Nick has extensive experience liaising between public and private sector organisations focused on the delivery of evidence-based solution to the climate change challenge.