Nick Tout after completing his degree in economics from Loughborough University, joined a major listed financial recruitment specialist in 1994 where he quickly was promoted to director.
Working for Hays throughout London (9 years) and the South East (8 years), Nick has extensive experience at advising and consulting with senior financial executives in career planning and optimising the recruitment process. Along with Chris Castle, Nick established eXactitude in the summer of 2011 to provide a high quality, consultative recruitment service, to the senior finance marketplace. He is a Fellow of the Recruitment & Employment confederation.
Nick is a competitive sportsman, playing golf off 4 at Goodwood and Royal Winchester, while also enjoying both road and off-road cycling. He retired in 2014 as a fanatical hockey player, where he enjoyed 21 years of first team experience at county, national league and regional premier level. He was captain at many clubs, including Winchester hockey club where he was a member for the last 13 years of his career. He is currently an active coach on Sunday mornings of the Winchester hockey club U10’s.