Nigel was educated at Ipswich School and Hull University. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse, London.
Nigel worked for Unigate PLC until 2001 when he joined Diploma PLC as Group Finance Director until his retirement at 30 September 2020. Nigel is married to Janice and has one son and two daughters.
He lives in London but retains strong connections in Suffolk and his interests include walking, wine and the Arsenal.