Nicolau received the ESADE European Excellence Award for his studies in business management and business artificial intelligence. He began debating at the age of 14, accumulating 5 years of experience and receiving 4 awards for Best Speaker in pre-university debating. He is a finalist for CICAE, leads an educational non-governmental organization, and created an eyewear startup (VC101 investment paper winner). He represented Spain in the European Youth Parliament. In university, he stood out as the best student in the fields of business and artificial intelligence with 9 honorary degrees, and he won the ESG Investment Challenge, leading the Student Association.