Nigel joined HAD as a trustee in 2013, following his retirement from the Department for Transport (DfT), and became Chair of the Board of Trustees a year later. A career civil servant, he worked in a number of Whitehall Departments and in a wide variety of policy areas, including housing and planning. Most recently, he was Head of Accessibility and Mobility Policy at DfT, which included, among other things, sponsorship of Driving Mobility centres in England. As well as his role at HAD, Nigel is chair of Wheels to Work UK (which supports schemes providing affordable transport to young people), and also a researcher on disability and welfare issues in the House of Lords. [He is married, and has two sons and three grandchildren. He lives in Battersea, SW London. Nigel enjoys the cinema and theatre, is trying to learn Chinese, and is a lifelong supporter of Middlesbrough FC – through thick and thin, mainly thin!