Dr Nicholas Chilton completed his BSc degree at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia in 2011, and his PhD at the University of Manchester (UoM) in 2015 under the supervision of Professor Richard Winpenny and Professor Eric McInnes. In 2015 he was awarded the Dalton Young Researchers award by the Royal Society of Chemistry, and from 2016 to 2018 he held a Ramsay Memorial Research Fellowship. In 2018 he became a UoM Presidential Fellow. In 2019 he won the 7th Olivier Kahn International Award (European Institute for Molecular Magnetism) and became a Royal Society University Research Fellow. His group is currently funded by the ERC (Starting Grant), EPSRC and the Royal Society.