Previous Business Leaders Lecture Series: Nigel Fine
Previous Business Leaders Lecture Series: Nigel Fine, Institution of Engineering and Technology
Engineering Innovation: Meeting Our Greatest Challenges
Date: Thursday 28 January 2016
Nigel Fine outlined how engineering and technology had been responsible for some of our biggest innovations – and the potential they have to address some of the big challenges we still face. The lecture also covered the opportunities this presents for the economy, for business, and for the next generation of engineers and business leaders.
Nigel Fine was appointed Chief Executive and Secretary of the Institution of Engineering and Technology in June 2009.
Nigel graduated from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in 1978 with a BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering and received his MBA from the London Business School in 1984. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Institution of Engineering and Technology.
His professional career has been with Experian Plc where he was a member of the Global Operating Board and Managing Director for all operations in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Asia Pacific. Before joining Experian, he was an Associate Partner at Andersen Consulting (Accenture), responsible for setting up and running Business Process Outsourcing operations in Procurement and Logistics. His early career was spent with John Laing and International Paint.
Nigel is a Board Member of EngineeringUK. He chairs the Professional Plenary Forum of the Chief Executives of all 36 licensed professional engineering institutions.