Our Staff

The ECC team works together to provide our members and clients with innovative, highly effective services that ensure excellent value for money. 



Nicholas Johnston

Nicholas Johnston

Chief Executive

Chief Executive, Nicholas ensures that ECC stays focused on our members and balances long-term development with a commitment to delivering today’s needs.

Nicholas brings 25 years’ of experience of developing and delivering practical and successful strategies and business plans in the public, private and voluntary sectors. Before joining ECC he spent a number of years as Head of Strategy and Performance at RNIB, a £120m UK membership charity with 3,000 staff across 40 sites.

Nicholas has direct experience of many aspects of HR, and is a trained job evaluation assessor. He also led the change management and integration of planning and performance across two large merged charities.

Nicholas is a Non-Executive Director of a Scottish health board and Deputy Chair of a university students association. In his spare time he enjoys food, drink and travel, and gets worn out by the demands of his two children.

Contact Nicholas on  +44 (0)78 4334 9404 or at nicholas@ecc.ac.uk