Nigel Smith

Operations Manager

Having joined Universal as a removals operative, Nigel has now worked in the relocation industry with Universal for over 30 years. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the relocation field and during his time at Universal has held a number of roles from relocation porter, driver, supervisor, moves manager and senior estimator and is currently Universal’s Operations Manager.

He has managed moves of all shapes and sizes from small churn moves to 2000+ people moves. Projects include major building restacks and relocations for many of Universal’s clients, including:

– Sony – The complete relocation of Sony Music Headquarters from Putney to High Street Kensington together with the redistribution or recycling of items including CDs and unwanted electrical equipment to charity.

– Linklaters LLP – The internal relocation of over 900 staff and senior lawyers and Linklaters law library. Packing and unpacking of all personal items, desks and pedestals.

– Mizuho Corporate Bank – The relocation of the bank’s headquarters from Finsbury Circus to Bracken House, including the disconnection & re-connection of all IT equipment, servers and the dealer floors and telecoms in accordance with Mizuho IT Management.

– TfL – Internal churn of over 1500 staff over 4 weeks including all IT equipment, monitor arms, installation of new desks, electrics, moving grommet holes, re-carpeting, storage and filing.

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