Nigel has over 40 years experience as an accountant, most recently as the Director of Finance for the Environment Agency, a role he held for 14 years. He retired from full-time employment in 2009 and has developed a portfolio of non-executive roles on the boards of the Marine Management Organisation, Natural England and Natural Resources Wales. He chairs the audit and risk assurance committees of all three bodies, as well as being a member of the audit and risk assurance committee of the UK’s Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Nigel was awarded a CBE in 2003 for his services to the environment. Read more about Nigel here.