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. Based in London, he has been advising small businesses since 2005. Having trained as an engineer, he worked in production/ manufacturing for 26 years in a variety of roles such as production management, sales and marketing, and general management, including running his own small business, before applying his experience to supporting developing creative businesses. Nigel is a Specialist Advisor with Fashion Enter and an Associate of Cockpit Arts.