Nick Everard left the Army in 1999 as a Lieutenant Colonel following command of the 9th/12th Royal Lancers. He served operationally in Northern Ireland, Cyprus and Bosnia. A former member of the teaching faculty at the Army Staff College, he has since held senior commercial roles as a Managing Director within the FTSE 100 Capita Group and as Operations Director of World Challenge, the leading provider of adventurous expeditions to the global schools market. He was a member of the Board which sold that company to the TUI Group in 2008. Nick’s main focus within J1 is on Client relationships and on managing senior level assignments.