Nigel Franklin was a Trustee for A4D from the outset in 2011 and was responsible for the website and the charity's marketing activities. In September 2015 he resigned as Trustee and on 1 October was appointed Chief Executive. Nigel has extensive marketing and business development experience, particularly growing young companies in technology and Internet related activities, in the UK and overseas, including early dotcom auction site QXL, an online electronics retailer and Electronic Ink, a user experience consultancy. His website, technology and marketing expertise continue to be valuable to A4D in his role as Chief Executive and looks forward to building partnerships with other agencies to offer challenging artistic stimulation opportunities and spread best practice for families affected by dementia. Nigel has a BA in Engineering Science from Oxford and an MBA from London Business School. He is a Governor of The Working Mens College in Camden and a Trustee of London Medical Orchestra in which he plays the viola.