After beginning his career with Eagle Star Insurance Company in 1987, Nigel joined the family business Fiveways Insurance Group in 1990. Initially, he managed the branch office in Shrewsbury, consolidating that business into the Newport office in 1997, and in 1999 became a director of the overall group. He took over as managing director, with responsibility for running and developing his family business, in 2006. Nigel holds a number of industry qualifications and is a Diploma qualified member of the Chartered Insurance Institute. Active within his local church, Nigel also enjoys playing piano, socialising with friends and caravanning.