Nigel began his career at Chappell Music in 1975 and joined EMI Music Publishing a year later where he remained for the next 12 years.
During this period Nigel worked in various departments including finance, radio and TV promotion, Creative Manager and helped establish the first dedicated publishing sync division which enjoyed great success throughout the 80’s.
After a brief time at Polygram Music working with Lucian Grainge Nigel gratefully accepted the role of UK MD of peermusic. He was appointed European President of the company in 2011.
Nigel is an active member of many music industry bodies including:-
Director and former Chairman of the Music Publishers Association
Director of PRS (former Deputy Chairman)
Director of MCPS (former Chairman)
Director of IMPEL
Founding Trustee of The Performing Right Society Foundation
Director UK Music (retired)
In 2005 he was awarded the Gold Badge of Distinction by the British Acadamy of
Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA). In 2007 Nigel was invited to become a
Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts. (FRSA)
More recently Nigel was awarded the Music Publishers Association’s highest honour the
MPA Gold Badge for distinguished service to the music industry.