Nicholas is the Traceability Manager at Patagonia, working within the Social and Environmental Responsibility Department with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that content claims of materials are met, and is tasked with traceable goose down, organic cotton, sustainable wool, and other initiatives. Prior to working with Patagonia, Nick worked at Underwriter Laboratories-Responsible Sourcing as a program manager in supply chain traceability and compliance issues with experience in research, development, and training.
Nick has field experience in social audits as team or lead auditor in western and eastern Europe, USA, North Africa, East Asia and Latin America. Born in Santa Cruz, California, Nick has a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara a M.A. in International Trade Policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Nick is based in Barcelona, Spain.