Nigel is agile broker and facilitator, making complex things simple. He is an accomplished, solutions orientated consultancy Director, experienced in development and economy sector initiatives, a Chartered Planner (MRTPI) and former Chair of RTPI East. He has significant 30+ years public sector knowledge, having operated at senior leadership level across eastern region English Unitary, County and District Councils, and devolved administrations, including the Northern Ireland Council system, driving transformational outcomes, efficiency restructures, cultural change and resolving complex challenges across broad portfolios, including growth, economy, housing, community, and leisure.
Nigel is a respected, agile, positive and innovative leader. He is an effective communicator and negotiator, skilled at building partnership alliances and collaborative networks, strategy formulation and delivering process and performance innovation. Inventive and inspirational, Nigel provides significant corporate and political credibility. He is adept at professional and partnership persuasion, identifying commercial opportunity and enhancing productivity and organisational resilience, facilitating creativity and securing tangible prioritised, sustainable outcomes.
Nigel has represented major residential and commercial organisations, and individual clients, through Development Management and Local Plan propositions and is skilled at creating and articulating compelling propositions that leverage organisational sponsorship and statutory consents.
Nigel is an Honorary Commander with USAF Europe, a ILM5 Coach/Mentor and charity sector Non-Executive Director.