Originally from Oxfordshire, England. Nigel has enjoyed the past 44 years living in Vancouver, British Columbia where he worked as a red seal designation licensed automotive technician and member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen repairing and restoring Rolls- Royce and Ferrari automobiles.
The past 24 years of his lifelong automotive career has been in the classic and exotic car insurance industry as a specialty vehicle damage appraiser, underwriter and ten years as the Administrator of the British Columbia provincial government collector and vintage vehicle licensing and insurance programs.
He is currently the Global Director of Private Client Services and brand ambassador for Hagerty Insurance, the Historic Vehicle Association Manager for Canada and a F.I.V.A Scrutineer, having joined the company in 2010.
He has judged at most of the major Concours throughout North America and other parts of the World since 2005. Has written a weekly newspaper column in the Canadian press since 2003 and also articles for a number of magazines worldwide.
Nigel is honored to be a charter member and on the board of directors of ICJAG (The International Chief Judge Advisory Group) which supports serious class judging and focuses on originality and authenticity.
Some of the other notable events he has been involved with more recently include
Class Judge at Pebble Beach since 2005
Class Judge at the Cartier Concours in New Delhi India, 2015
The Master Pieces and Style Concours in Germany 2015-2018
Concorso d’Elegance Florence 2016
Chief Judge Sydney Concours 2017 to Present
The Zoute Grand Prix Concours, Belgium 2018