Nigel joined the Academy in the late 2000s. He is a noteworthy man of many accomplishments. He had an amazing athletic career, earned a stellar education, a valuable community career, and a beautiful family. Nigel grew up in the Hamilton Parish Academy program where he rose to soccer prominence. He earned numerous international appearances with the Bermuda Youth National Team. He turned down an early professional career to play and study at Howard University. Nigel helped lead the Bison to the NCAA Tournament as a four year starter. He earned numerous Conference Player of the Week Awards in his time at Howard. Nigel eventually earned a Master's in Engineering as an honor student. After university, Nigel went on to play professionally for the Bermuda Hogges in the United States United Soccer League and Hamilton Parish in the Bermuda Premier League. Nigel was named Bermuda Goalkeeper of the Year in his time at Hamilton Parish. Nigel went on to become the club's Secretary, a role his father once held. Nigel showed his tremendous athletic ability in that he earned a place on the Bermuda Rugby National team and played in international matches. Nigel has an equally impressive career as an engineer in Bermuda. After earning his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Engineering from Howard, he immediately earned his Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering. Aside from his time on the soccer team, his time at Howard was spent with the Bermuda Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, IEEE, Power Club, and the NSBE. Nigel also interned with The Center for Energy Systems and Control in Washington, DC. The Center for Energy Systems and Control (CESaC) is an interdisciplinary Research and Education Center at Howard University that is aimed at pioneering research in electric energy systems and control, power, environment, economics and energy markets for terrestrial, space, and off-shore energy systems. After his time at Howard and in Washington, DC, Nigel earned a position with the Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited as a Junior Engineer. He then moved to a position with PureNergy Ltd. as a Design Engineer as a lead designer of PV and solar thermal systems. After more than four and a half years there, Nigel moved iEPC as a Junior Electrical Engineer and a full Electrical Engineer. He worked providing R&D and engineering support to the Ascendant Group. He specialized in power systems and renewable energy systems. He was North American Board of Certified Energy Practioners (NABCEP) Certified PV Installer. After three years at the Ascendant Group, Nigel earned a huge position with the Bermuda Regulatory Board. He started as the title Senior Manager Electricity Analysis and Planning. He held high level responsibility for a lateral and strategic approach to analyzing the electricity sector. He helped to formulate strategy and policy for the regulation of the sector. Nigel detailed technical support to specific regulatory actions and determinations. He supported the Authority with its review of the utility's IRP. He prepared reports providing expert advice to the CTO on local and international industry developments and how these may impact the operational readiness of the organization. In 2020, Nigel earned the great honor of the position of Interim Head of Regulation. He was responsible for the management of the Regulation Department (Financial Regulation and Technical units). Also, responsible for ensuring effective regulation is developed and executed to fulfill the RA’s legislative mandate, as outlined in the Regulatory Authority Act 2011, the Electronic Communications Act 2011, Electricity Act 2016, the RA’s work plan and the RA’s Strategic plan. Additionally, the Head of Regulation is responsible for General Determinations and other policies as set out in the RA’s mandate. With all of this, Nigel lives in Bermuda with his wife and family. We are proud to have him as an Consulting Academy Director.