Nicholas (Nick) Proome was born in 1959 in Choma, Zambia. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture (1987) at the University of Natal. He began working with MLH & Hamlin Architects in 1981 and became an associate in 1988. The following year, he formed EPA together with George Elphick. Specific areas of experience include Master Planning of Medical Educational Institutions, Hospitals and Hotel Planning. His specific expertise is at the inception and implementation stages of large commercial and industrial projects requiring co-ordination of all aspects of the project to ensure economic viability and subsequent construction.