Nigel is a senior financial executive (to CFO/FD level) with over 30 years of general, financial, strategic and cross-national management experience in both the new economy and traditional business environments. He has practical hands-on experience of start-ups, business creation and development, and fund raising.
Since 2001, Nigel has been providing management consultancy support to the NHS, including four foundation trust applications. He has worked with the full spectrum of NHS organisations, including acute and mental health trusts, and clinical commissioning groups. Projects include, financial planning and modelling, financial turnaround, Sustainability & Transformation Plans, funding applications, IFRS implementation, cash flow forecasting, options appraisal, financial control and budgeting, plus advising NHS boards on strategy and business development.
Prior to working with the NHS, Nigel was CFO of e exchange plc, a B2B platform for the computer industry, where he raised more than US$14 million in post-seed finance and a US$50 million private placement for a pre-NASDAQ IPO funding. He joined e exchange after spending five years with Sun Chemical Corporation, the world’s largest supplier to the graphical arts industry, as a European financial controller. From 1991 to 1993 Nigel worked for the German chemical and consumer goods group Henkel KGaA as their UK financial controller, and prior to that he was a manager at Coopers & Lybrand (PwC).
Nigel is a fellow (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and holds an Executive MBA from the London Business School. He is currently studying for the Financials Times’ Non-Executive Director Diploma.
When he is not spending time with his wife and young son, Nigel enjoys indulging in his passion for fishing, especially for carp in England and France. Other pastimes include the outdoors, gardening, keeping fit and scuba diving.