Nicholas da Costa was born in Portsmouth, grew up in Austria and now lives in Haringey. He was educated in Vienna and studied Politics at the University of York and a Masters in European History.
Following his studies Nicholas worked for the University of Birmingham and then moved to London working in Head of Events for a major scientific academy. Nicholas now works in the healthcare sector.
Nicholas has been very active with the Haringey Liberal Democrats, having previously stood as a council candidate in 2010, and was a central part of Lynne Featherstone's elections campaigns in 2010 and 2015, and the recent by-elections in Wood Green ward in Haringey