Nigel Paine
Managing Director nigelpaine.com Ltd.

Nigel PaineNigel Paine has been involved in corporate learning for over twenty years. He has run organisations producing learning software, CD Roms and multimedia materials,and offered development and support as well as learning resources to companies large and small.

Appointed in April 2002 to head up the BBC’s Learning and Development operation, he built a successful learning and development operation which included a brand-new on-boarding program, a comprehensive leadership development program for over 6,000 staff and a state of the art informal learning and knowledge sharing network.

He left the BBC in September 2006 to start his own company that is focusing on building great workplaces by promoting creativity, innovation, values based-leadership and learning and the link between them. He speaks at conferences around the world and writes for a range of international publications. He has also worked with senior executives in companies in Brazil, Europe, Australia and the USA. He is an Academic Co-Director and teacher in the CLO doctoral program at the University of Pennsylvania, and teachers on executive programs for the London Campus of Chicago Booth Business School.

He writes for a range of international publications. He completed a global survey of talent management for ARK UK in 2012 and has written a book on C21st learning leadership called The Learning Challenge that was published by Kogan Page in August 2014.

He is a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute, Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and the Royal Society of Arts and has been a visiting Professor at Napier University since 1998. In 2006 he was given the Masie Learning Thought Leader Award, and has been a Masie Fellow ever since. In 2012 he was giving the Colin Corder Award for outstanding achievement in corporate learning by the UK’s Learning and Performance Institute.

He is the Chairman of the UK CLO Network, and is a non-executive director of two small startup software businesses. One is US based and the other UK based.