Nick Thorne - Managing Partner Nick's career has included executive rĂ´les in strategic planning, business development, finance and general management with consumer goods, food & drink and chemicals businesses in the UK, France and Benelux, as well as at pan- European and global levels: Group Planning Manager.....Cadbury Schweppes plc Finance Director.....Schweppes France VP Finance/Business Development.....Schweppes Europe Managing Director.....Schweppes Benelux Managing Director.....Coates Lorilleux Finance Director and Deputy Managing Director.....United Biscuits France Business Development Director.....BIC Group Until 2013 Nick was a Director of innovative wine cork treatment company CorkGuard