Nathan hails from New Zealand and is a seasoned veteran in the Fitness Industry of 35 years. He moved to the UAE, Abu Dhabi 20 years ago in 1999 as the Fitness Director for one of the most prestigious Fitness Clubs in the capital. Nathan was instrumental in pioneering Les Mills throughout the MENA regions and was the original master trainer – and so the evolution of group fitness began. In 2006 he was appointed Head of Group Fitness for the biggest commercial chain, Fitness First. During his 12-year tenor his role changed to Master Trainer where he was responsible for innovation and delivering educational product. In 2011 he created T.U.F.F and then followed T.O.A which is now considered to be the #1 hiit group fitness program.
Nathan is Managing Director and founder of AIKARO solutions, which provides international fitness and health courses to the MENA and emerging markets. He is a trained A.I.E (Adult in Education) tutor and international assessor where he continues his passion as a lecture and workshop presenter.