Nigel Ayres

CEO and Founder

World of Expats is run by Nigel Ayres, who also co-founded the Forum for Expatriate Management, totallyexpat.com. This is a global community of global mobility professionals with members in over 100 countries, groups in over 50 cities and major events in the UK, USA and Asia.  The business was sold to Centaur Media in 2011 and he left the business in June 2012

Nigel has lived and worked as an expat in Hong Kong with KPMG and in Malaysia setting up an investment bank serving the Asian market.  He also led Accor Corporate Services USA, a business providing HR services across the US based in Orange County in California and then returned to the expat lifestyle in Fresno California running a start up for Hays Logistics. 

He has broad commercial and general management experience and, having worked as an expatriate several times in the US and in Asia, has a deep knowledge of the Global Mobility industry.