Nigel Southon
London & South East



Nigel Southon
NXD Non-Exec

Nigel creates and executes strategies for restructuring and turnarounds, alliances and mergers, growth planning and exits that maximise shareholder value. He is founder of VentureGrowth and an experienced Non Exec. Recent successes include being Non Exec Chairman of Saber Analytics (financial forecasting software) and Non Exec Chair of SHE Software (health & safety software).

Previously he has been Non Exec Chair of InTouch with Health (patient information systems) and Non Exec Chairman of Dhaliwal Brown (research in wireless comms) and Chairman of NavaraSoft (mobile middleware).

For fourteen years he was in a variety of development and strategic planning roles with BT and Cellnet. These included creating and directing international consortia to gain mobile telecoms licences in The Netherlands and Switzerland. He was a Board Director of Airtel (Spain’s second mobile operator) and a Board Director of VoiceCom Systems in San Francisco (the largest voice services company in the US).

Before BT, Nigel was a principle in the establishment of Seiko in the UK, becoming General Manager for EMEA.

  • Business Development
  • IT & Technical
  • Operations and Production
  • Advertising, PR & Media
  • Business & Financial Services
  • Healthcare, Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • IT, Telecomms & Technology