Nick Fannin

Head of Bright Red Triangle

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

– Dr. Seuss

Nick Fannin is the Head of Bright Red Triangle at Edinburgh Napier University and is passionate about giving people the time, space and support to develop themselves, their ideas and their projects. Nick has been providing business advice and mentoring support services to students and graduates since 2006, and has been a key driver in the development of an innovative and enterprising community at Edinburgh Napier University.


Previously, Nick worked with The Prince’s Scottish Youth Business Trust, a charity which helps young people to start their own business through funding and mentoring support. In this role, Nick worked with hundreds of young entrepreneurs and was also involved in fundraising and building relationships with both the business community and the enterprise network.


Nick has a broad range of experience which includes giving advice to businesses, running sales and marketing projects, and has travelled extensively around the UK working with various business contacts. He worked for many years in the book publishing industry and ran his own sales and marketing agency supplying services in Scotland and the north of England for a varied list of publishers based in the UK, Australia and Canada.



Listening, watching and playing.


watching, not playing.

Travel adventures

Time with my family,

most importantly.

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