Nigel has extensive professional experience in a range of applied economics at local, regional, national
and international levels. He is a respected analyst, adviser and commentator on the state of the southern
English economy, engaging with macro-economic trends and structures and how they affect local
His research interests are around how aspects of growth relate to sector development, especially the
drivers of productivity, through clustering and business performance and change.
Nigel has been on TV, radio and in print in several countries and particularly across South West England and is a regular economic commentator on local radio.