Nigel is the Head of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) at Lloyds Banking Group. Prior to joining the private sector, Nigel established the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) drawing on his five years' experience as Deputy Director for Economic Crime in the National Crime Agency (NCA). During that period he led the UK's Financial Intelligence Unit (UKFIU), Criminal and Civil Investigation units, Threat Response and Policy/Strategy teams. Nigel pioneered the creation of the UK's International Corrupting Unit (ICU) and the UK's Joint Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce (JMLIT) and is an international advocate for public - private partnerships. He worked for thirty three years' in national law enforcement and intelligence; fifteen years operating at senior executive level.