Executive Bio

Nicholas Coppings


Nic has over two decades of experience in business management, business development and management consulting. Nic’s career spans three continents and a wide variety of different functional roles.

Nic is President of MBDi and responsible for executing the growth strategy of the company. He continues to lead MBDi consulting engagements and has been instrumental in the retention of many fortune 100 clients and almost all of the top 25 Government Services companies. As an SME, he has partnered with these companies to improve their revenue generation effectiveness at both an organizational and individual level. Nic’s expertise includes the assessment and restructuring of business development organizations, business planning, development, implementation and training of internal business development processes and the recruiting and assessment of Business Development personnel. Nic has developed a number of training curriculums for both MBDi and various clients to assist with skill development for Business Development personnel.

In his previous roles, he successfully started, grew and sold an IT services company. He was the catalyst in restructuring a Full Service Advertising Agency resulting in explosive growth and assisted as the company was bought out by a much larger competitor. He held a variety of Leadership roles within KLF Productions, an event management company, with clients that included Reebok, Mercedes Benz, CocaCola, Adidas, Budweiser, SAB-Millers and managed Nelson Mandela’s birthday celebrations.

He also held supervisory positions within Republic National Bank of New York in the United Kingdom and Germany and began his working career at ABSA Bank in South Africa.

A native of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, Nic earned a BSocSc degree from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland.

Contact Details:

7422 Carmel Executive
Park Drive
Charlotte, NC 28226
704.553.0000 ext. 12

Industry Experience

National Security, Defense, Energy, Engineering, Scientific


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