Nigel is passionate about the support of his chosen charities.
Dream-A-Way – President
Dream-A-Way’s aim is to assist people living in Devon, Cornwall and the Scilly Isles with physical and learning difficulties. Providing holidays and day trips – whether it is fulfilling a lifetime dream, experiencing great opportunities or just having ‘time out’ from daily routines, people of all ages and from around the South West are helped in every way possible to have a Dream-A-Way holiday.
UK Youth – President
UK Youth is a leading national youth work charity supporting over 750,000 young people, helping them to raise their aspirations, realise their potential and have their achievements recognised via non-formal, accredited education programmes and activities.
Team UK Youth
Team UK Youth was a professional cycling team representing the work and values of leading youth charity, UK Youth. Competing against some of the best teams in the world in high profile events. Team UK Youth aimed to raise awareness for the UK Youth charity. The team had great success winning many races and at the same time championing the cause of UK Youth.
Institute of Advanced Motoring (IAM) – President
The IAM is the UK’s leading independent road safety charity who passionately believe that our roads can be made a safer place by improving the standards of the people who are using them. With over 50 years of experience, passion and insight, the IAM is uniquely positioned to help improve the skills and understanding of UK drivers, riders & cyclists. The IAM also aim to inform and influence government and decision makers to ensure that road safety remains a relevant topic and receives the focus and investment that it requires.
FSNBF Phoenix Appeal – Patron
The Fire Fighters Charity are the UK’s leading provider of services that enhance quality of life for serving and retired fire fighters, fire personnel and their families. Their vision is to make a positive difference by supporting people in the fire and rescue community when they are in need. The Phoenix Appeal which ran in 2005, was established to raise £2.5 million required to build a new therapy centre in Devon.
Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards – Patron
Since 1987 The Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards have recognised achievements and innovations which will improve road safety. Each year the most outstanding examples of international road safety initiatives are given public recognition through the scheme.
Jersey Driving for the Disabled – Patron
Registered with the Association of Jersey Charities, Driving for the Disabled is an independent charity who have the services of a Senior Occupational Therapist and a qualified Driving Instructor who is an ex-Paramedic, qualified to give driving lessons and assess people for their suitability to return to driving, or learn to drive.
The British Racing Drivers’ Club – Vice President
Arguably, the most exclusive club in motor racing, with a membership that numbers only 850, it is home to the most successful racing drivers from Great Britain and the Commonwealth. Those who have met the exacting entry criteria have achieved at the highest levels of the sport, or made a significant contribution to enable others to do so.
St. Brelade Youth Project – Patron
Run by a team of trained staff and volunteers, this is a great place for youngsters to hang out. The club hopes to provide a place that is safe and comfortable. members can chill out in front of the telly, chat with friends or enjoy various activities which include: IT/internet, Sky TV, Pool, Craft and Cookery. The club encourages members to get involved by planning activities and projects both in club and around the parish.
Commission for Global Road Safety – Member
The Commission for Global Road Safety was established as an independent commission by the FIA Foundation in 2006 with a remit to examine the framework for, and level of, international cooperation on road safety, and to make policy recommendations.
The members of the Commission serve in a personal capacity and have been chosen for their particular knowledge and expertise in road safety, development and related issues. Each has an extremely distinguished record of achievement in his or her field of work.