Nick Ashill has lived and worked in the United Arab Emirates for the past 13 years.
Originally born in the UK he moved to New Zealand in 1990 where he met his wife.
He is a Professor of Marketing and loves to run.
He connected with Peter Bryce and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust in 2017 after the death of his mother from IPF in February 2015.
As a way to honour her spirit and raise awareness of pulmonary fibrosis, Nick decided to run 5400km across the United States of America in May 2017.
Nick is passionate about helping individuals and families dealing with pulmonary fibrosis.