Nicky is a broadcaster and journalist. He has worked in television and radio since 1981 and as a network presenter with BBC Radio since 1987. He is a vocal advocate for animals, writing and campaigning for animal rights, welfare and conservation. Nicky was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 Birthday Honours for his services to children and adoption causes.
He seems to be vegan, implying a sentiocentric moral scope. He has a non-religious, naturalistic worldview.