Chief Executive of 'Business SA' (South Australian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry) South Australia's peak business and employer group.
In addition to being a board member of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Nigel is a board member of Cancer Council SA, the National Business Action Fund and CEDA SA. He is a Graduate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Immediate past Chief Executive and Managing Partner of Minter Ellison Lawyers SA/NT. The firm grew under Nigel's leadership to be South Australia's largest, with a leading reputation, attracting national recognition and awards and establishing a dominant market position.
Nigel is also the immediate past Chairman of 'Advantage Adelaide'. He has operated at top levels of business and government, and often provides input to other CEOs on the key strategic issues. He is a sought after speaker on business strategy, leadership and risk management.
Before private practice and leadership roles in Minter Ellison in Perth and then Adelaide/Darwin, Nigel was the Director, Legal Administration of the Health Department Western Australia, managing a large team with a wide range of responsibilities - from running the State's largest legislative development program to dealing with legal, policy, compliance, industrial relations and risk issues across one of the State's biggest and most complex industries.
Earlier in his career he worked in the finance and industrial relations sectors.
Other positions held:
- Board member of Cancer Council South Australia
- Board meber of the National Business Action Fund
- Board member of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (South Australia)