After leaving Oxford University, Nigel trained in a consulting actuarial firm in London, then worked as actuary and investment manager of an overseas insurer, in a merchant banking group and finally as Technical Director to an insurance and advisory consultancy before founding his firm 40 years ago which now has offices in the UK and Europe. The firm focuses, unusually, on individuals, families and smaller rather than large groups all over the world helping people on the move and working with diverse clients in every continent including individuals, companies, housing and communal associations and Governments.