Nigel Horton Baker

Executive Director, Reading UK CIC

Nigel leads the economic development company for Reading. He has extensive senior management experience in economic development with a career, which stretches back 25 years covering all aspects of regeneration, skills, job creation, recruitment issues, foreign direct investment and inward investment; small business and sector support services, tourism promotion and infrastructure development. Nigel was previously Area Director for the South East of England Regional Development Agency covering Berkshire and Surrey, CEO of Surrey Economic Partnership, Vice Chairman of the South East Regional Assembly and Head of Community and Economic Regeneration at London Borough of Hounslow.