Nick Goddard trained to Chartered status as both a scientist and an engineer followed by ten years of experience in the oil & gas, power generation, aerospace and defense industries. Starting as a technologist, migrated progressively into strategic planning, marketing, and business development. Subsequently worked for eight years in the City as a technology sector investment banker. From 2005 to 2013, worked as an independent consultant specializing in the financing and commercialization of new technologies. In 2011, started to collaborate on a novel wind energy concept with an erstwhile colleague from my days in the industry and in 2013 helped him to set up Spinetic Energy Limited to commercialize the technology. Currently working full time as the Finance Director of Spinetic.