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Nigel Gardiner

Group Managing Director


BA (Econ)


+44 20 7650 1685 



Nigel Gardiner

Nigel is a major shareholder and Group Managing Director of Drewry Group.  He joined Drewry in 1981 and was made a director and shareholder before becoming part of the management buy-out team that acquired the Drewry family interests in 2000.



He has worked in the international shipping industry for 35 years and in that time has undertaken research and advisory assignments in all sectors of shipping.  He has been instrumental in developing Drewry’s presence in the financial sector through work on IPO’s, Bonds and Private Placements. His main focus is now on group strategy and development.


Prior to joining Drewry Nigel worked for the engineering group Hawker Siddely and two research organisations Business Decisions and Industrial Market Research.


Nigel is also a non-executive director and shareholder of Incipio Events Limited, a London based events management company.  He holds a BA (Hons) in Economics and Political History from the University of East Anglia in Norwich.