E. Nicholas P. Gardiner studied at Yale University. In 1961 he became a Bachelor of Arts.
In 1971 he was a student of the Harvard Business School of the faculty of Program for Management Development.
General manager, W.R. Grace & Company. New York City, 1965-1970;general manager, Envases Sanmarti division W.R. Grace & Company, Lima, Peru, 1967-1970;director corporation development, New York, International Basic Economy Corporation, 1970-1972;vice president, New York, International Basic Economy Corporation, 1974-1978;vice president, Center National Corporation, 1973;vice president, Boyden Associations, New York City, 1979-1980;partner, Boyden Associations, New York City, 1980-1983;senior vice president, Boyden Associations, New York City, 1982-1983;president, chief Executive officer, Haley International Inc., New York City, 1984-1987;managing director, Gardiner Stone Hunter International Inc., New York City, 1987-1992;executive, Paul Ray & Company. New York City, 1992-1993;president, Eric Salmon & Partners Inc., New York City, 1993-1995;president, Gardiner International, New York City, since 1995;president, Gardiner, Townsend & Associations, New York City, since 1998.
President Radio Free Europe Radio Station Liberty Fund. Director American Council on Germany, French-American Foundation Served to First lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1961-1964. Member The Japan Society, Institute Francais des Rels.
International, Royal Institute International Affairs, The European Institute, The Society Cincinnati, The Brook, Racquet and Tennis Club, Jesters Club, Polo Club (Paris).
E. Nicholas P. Gardiner married to Judith Beck on 19 January in 1975 (divorced September 1981). He married to Sigrid Becker Bron on 19 March in 1987. Stepchildren: Christian Bron and Eric Edouard Bron.