to constantly learn, even if people think you are stupid or foolish”
About Nigel Green
Nigel Green is the Chief Executive Officer of the deVere Group – one of the world’s largest Independent Financial Consultancy.
The deVere Group assists expats and international investors from around the world by providing expert and impartial financial advice about international savings, bonds, life insurance, pensions, and structured products.
Establishing the firm in 2002, Nigel Green is the founder and the driver of deVere. Mr. Green’s insightful perception of the contemporary world was the key element that led him to create a niche for people who lived an international lifestyle, by creating a firm with a world-wide approach to conducting business.
With over 50 offices around the world, including Abu Dhabi, New York and Hong Kong, the deVere Group has a substantial global presence to be accessible to its international clientele. Despite the grandeur of the firm, the deVere operates on one cohesive note, as Nigel Green is very much active in every aspect of the business, instilling his vision onto employees.
Mr. Green followed in his father’s footsteps, when he entered the financial services industry as a young adult. After 15 years working in London, cultivating his understanding of the financial sector, Nigel Green took the first step by establishing a Luxembourg-registered company deVere & Partners and started searching for expatriates to offer financial services to, no matter where they resided in the world.
After operating in the offshore financial industry for a number of years, Nigel Green launched deVere in 2002 and established an office in Hong Kong, the first of over 50 today, specialising in expatriates living abroad.
Mr. Green’s keen sense of adventure, and his willingness to consider any market, has endowed the deVere Group with a singular global position as the company that expatriates can turn to, no matter where they choose to live.
With more than 80,000 active clients being guided by 450 consultants in over 50 different offices, the deVere Group is a dynamic firm and its CEO is continually inventive, aiming to have an office ‘in every major financial hub in the States’ within the next five to ten years, and to reach 100 offices as well as having 200,000 clients worldwide. Mr. Green intends to continually push for growth, to sustain the strong global presence of the deVere Group, and be within easy reach for each of its clients.
Nigel Green is aware that deVere is often the target of scrutiny by its competitors. He insists that the ‘deVere Group is licensed correctly in all the jurisdictions that it works in. It is not in the company’s interests to be anything other than properly licensed in each territory’. Furthermore, the 80,000 active clients of the deVere Group is a testament of the professionalism, dedication and trustworthiness of the company.
Working with Nigel Green
The impressive track record of the deVere Group is a manifestation of innovation and perseverance.
Mr. Green has the ability to foresee client needs and thus he created a global independent financial consultancy firm that nevertheless feels local and easily accessible to all of its clients.
Nigel Green is known to be approachable among his employees, instilling positivity to everyone that works with him. Mr. Green is a low-key person; moving from one office to another, active in the myriad of occurrences that happen on a daily basis as he strives to maintain the deVere Group on one stable, cohesive note.
Green’s insightful direction of how the deVere Group operates, has undoubtedly helped the Group enjoy the success that the Group is building upon today. Mr. Green inspires and motivates his employees to integrate themselves into the company and work in an active manner, so that they too feel they are driving the deVere Group into success.