Nigel Cushion

Chair, Mentor, Founder of Nelsonspirit

Author & Speaker on Leadership.

Services Nigel Offers, 2019/20

Chairing / NED

Independent NED in owner-managed businesses. (Norfolk)


For leaders. (Worldwide)


Published 2019: “Action Stations! A field manual on stress for high performers and leaders”. (Dispatched Worldwide)


Specialist area: leadership. Focus for 2019/20: ACTION STATIONS – Stress and Performance. (Worldwide)


Founder of peer mentoring community for leaders. (Norfolk)


On leadership, mentoring, stress and performance. (Worldwide)


“Nigel Cushion has a very successful record as a chairman and leader. He should be praised for his enthusiastic and sensitive approach.”

The Sunday Times (Non Executive Director of the year awards) – Runner up in UK


Nigel Cushion BSc (Hons), FRSA, specialises in Mentoring, and works mainly with Chief Executives and Managing Directors. He has a life long enthusiasm for leadership and for helping leaders grow. He has significant personal experience as a leader in the business and voluntary sectors. In the last decade he has held various senior board roles, including NED, Deputy Chairman and Chairman, in 9 different businesses. He also has 30 years experience working with emerging and future leaders. Today as well as a Mentor, he works as an Author, Speaker, and Consultant. He is the Executive Chairman and Founder of mentoring business Nelsonspirit; and is a leadership fellow at St George’s House, Windsor Castle.