Nigel holds an MSc in Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) and began his professional career at a engineering firm performing GIS analysis. He then moved to Willis’ Reinsurance division where he spent almost 10 years applying GIS and Computer Science developing and managing catastrophe risk models to support the broking of reinsurance property portfolios. From 2010 Nigel became part of a central team in Willis Group supporting the development and adoption of risk solutions across the wider firm and direct to customers through innovative software development. Having worked at Willis for over 16 years, Nigel presently holds the position of Analytics Technology Director at Willis Group and serves as part of the IT Leadership with accountability to business leadership. Nigel’ technology vertical have three primary activities to oversee the development of specialist risk tools, create the new digital experience for Willis customers and to support the Chief Data Officer to construct data stores supporting support risk analytics and management information. Nigel also has a broader remit to champion and support the adoption of analytics tools across all areas of the firm to increase the adoption and awareness of Business Intelligence, Analytics and Data Science.