Nigel joined the ARA Experimental Aerodynamics Department in 1978 as a Research Assistant. He attained a HNC in Mechanical Engineering in 1981. He was promoted through several positions within the Department until being promoted to the position of Principal Project Supervisor in 2008. He has been involved in testing a wide variety of both commercial and military models in the ARA Transonic Wind Tunnel and was responsible for managing all store separation testing at ARA. In 2006 Nigel became responsible for providing experimental aerodynamic support to the Business Development Department.
Nigel was promoted to Business Development Executive in June 2009 and has since been responsible for promoting ARA in new markets both within the aerospace industry and potential new business sectors.
Nigel’s interests include music, golf, following a wide variety of sports and socialising with friends and family.