Nigel joined the police service in September 1995 as a Special Constable before joining as a regular officer in 1997. He has worked in all policing areas across north Wales.
As Chief Superintendent he had responsibility for Local Policing Services which included all frontline uniformed officers, detectives and police staff.
He has also spent time as the Head of Operational Support Services which has responsibility for Roads Policing, Firearm Operations, Operational Planning, Justice Services and the Force Communication Centre.
Previously he has held the national role of Assistant Chief Constable overseeing collaborations across Wales.
Nigel has over a decade of experience as a Firearms, Public Order and Civil Contingencies commander and recently undertook the role as coordination Gold for the police Covid response across Wales, along with leading the regional preparedness to the EU Exit.
When not working he likes to kayak and watch rugby with his teenage son.