about nigel

Nigel mentors and coaches small businesses, mainly in the creative industries. He specialises in designer-makers in sectors such as: fashion; jewellery; textiles; illustration; ceramics; interior products etc, with fashion and textiles being the predominant sector.

Based in London, he has been advising small businesses since 2005, firstly on government funded programmes (Business link and the Manufacturing Advisory Service) and, since 2010, as a freelance advisor.

Having trained as an engineer, he worked in production/manufacturing for 26 years in a variety of roles such as production management, sales & marketing, and general management, including running his own small business, before applying his experience to supporting small creative businesses.

Nigel is a Specialist Advisor with Fashion Enter, an Associate of Cockpit Arts and a Business Advisor with Creative United.

Nigel escorted Prince Philip around one of the displays during the Queen and Prince Philip’s visit to ‘The History of Fashion’ event, Bromley, Kent, 15th May 2012