Nigel Cass

Nigel Cass has worked in sports management in both New Zealand and the UK since 1990.

Nigel joined the New Zealand Rugby Union in 2001 as Provincial Union Relationship Manager.  He was also Chair of the Board of the IRB Wellington International Sevens and in 2004 he took on the role of Project Manager for the DHL NZ Lions Series and also led the bid process for Rugby World Cup 2011.

Nigel is currently General Manager, Tournament Services for Rugby New Zealand 2011 Ltd. 

Nigel will discuss the operational and delivery aspects of the Rugby World Cup Tournament, in particular how he brings that all together and the challenges faced along the way.