Nigel was educated at Nottingham University where he studied Law. He gained a post graduate diploma in Business Studies before embarking on a career in the mines and quarry industry where he specialised in environmental and planning issues. After ten years he felt called into youth ministry and has worked with YFC as a centre director and national educational advisor for over 25 years. He also works in education and for the last ten years has been involved in performing arts and extended schools.
He has co -written a number of text books for schools including the Explore series and Express community through Schools and is a regular contributor to various magazines on education.
He is married to Gillian with two children and two grandchildren