Nicholas Taylor is a finance, strategy and business development professional with over 25 years of experience. He is currently the principal of a private consulting business working mainly with Private Equity investing in the Metals & Mining space. Previously, he was European Head of Natural Resources Investment Banking ("IB") at The Royal Bank of Canada and, from 2011 to 2015, he was Asia-Pacific Co-Head of Natural Resources IB at Deutsche Bank. He began his professional career in London with Price Waterhouse, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He holds both a MA and BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.