Nigel has had a varied career in business. After graduating, he started work in in the Abbey National Building Society as a trainee manager in Liverpool in 1977 before becoming an Assistant Manager in St Helens, then Kirkby and finally Ipswich which was one of the largest Branches at that time.
Nigel joined IBM in 1986, working on designing, building, marketing and selling computer solutions to Banks, and Building Societies in the UK and Ireland. While at IBM Nigel won a prize for leading the campaign that led to the largest sale of AS 400 machines in Europe.
In 1993 Nigel Joined BT and worked in the international division for 10 years, in a role that included buying and selling companies for BT and developing its international partnerships in Europe and occasionally other parts of the world. In 2004 Nigel moved to the Mobile Phones part of BT Global Services and ended up running the UK Corporate Mobile business, providing Mobile services to a large business in the UK, looking after 100000 end users and responsible for the P&L. Nigel retired from BT in December 2014.
Outside of BT Nigel was a School Governor at Crook Log School for 8 years and he was a Non- Executive Director of Queen Mary’s Hospital Trust Sidcup from 2006 until 2009 when the Trust merged with the PRU Bromley and QE Woolwich to form the ill-fated South London trust. Nigel was also Chair of the Audit Committee from 2006 -2009.
Nigel was Treasurer of Dartford CAB from 2014 until its merger with NW Kent in 2017 and is currently Treasurer of Bexley CAB. Nigel is also a volunteer adviser at Swanley CAB.