Independent Person Mr Nigel Tigwell

Independent Person Mr Nigel TigwellNigel first came to Dartmoor in 1979, married local girl Heather and has lived on a smallholding in the highest hamlet on the moor since 1997 .  Nigel brings extensive experience of public sector management and regulatory disciplines to his role, as a former Commander in the Royal Navy Submarine Service and as a Principal in the Civil Service.  Beyond this, Nigel has worked for the National Trust, is a Parish Councillor for Dartmoor Forest and is involved in a range of local voluntary organisations including the Rotary Club of Yelverton, Princetown History Club, Libraries Unlimited and various writers’ groups.  A keen walker and amateur historian, Nigel cares ardently about the moor, its heritage and conservation, and is delighted to use his skills in support of the Authority.