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Nigel Murray, Booths

Nigel joined Booths in November 2015 having spent his career to date in the food retail sector with Safeway, Tetley, Asda and Greggs.

Born and bred in Blackburn, Lancashire he attended Manchester Polytechnic (Met) where he gained a B.A.(Hons) in Accounting & Finance followed by a Post Graduate Diploma and C.I.M. professional qualification in Marketing Management.

Within Booths Nigel is a member of the Board and leads the Executive team. He is also a member of DEFRA’s Food & Drink Sector Council, a Trustee of The Creative Health Trust UK and is a Marketing Lancashire Ambassador.

A northerner at heart, Nigel is a proud Lancastrian who has called North Yorkshire and Harrogate his home for over 20 years.

Nigel is a firm believer in and proponent of ‘wholesome localism’ – a state where good quality, healthy and nutritious food & drink can be produced nearer to the point of sale and consumption, supporting local communities, economies and the health of the planet.

Any spare time is spent watching his son play football, enjoying food, but most of all cycling…. reading, watching, fixing and actually cycling! In 2021 he completed the Tour de France route (21 stages) as one of a team of 18 amateur cyclists to raise over £1m for the charity, Cure Leukaemia.