Nigel joined Heinz as Director, Corporate and Government Affairs in 2005. Following the merger of Kraft Foods and Heinz in 2015, Nigel was appointed as Director of Corporate & Government Affairs for Kraft Heinz Europe, Middle East & Africa with responsibility for all external communications and government relations. With a PhD in Nutrition from London University, Nigel started his career working for Unilever as company Nutritionist. In 1985 Nigel joined Counsel, part of the Huntsworth international communications group, and was appointed Managing Director in 1992. Nigel has extensive international food and drink communications experience including Heinz, PepsiCo, Diageo, Marks & Spencer and Sodexho.