Nigel Marsh's bestselling memoir, Fat, Forty and Fired, was published in 2005 to critical acclaim and top-ten success, and is now being translated and published worldwide. Group CEO of Y+R Brands, one of Australia's largest communications groups, and a former stand-up comic, theologist and now a recovered alcoholic, Nigel is one of the most sought-after speakers on the conference circuit. Born in Plymouth, UK, Nigel was sent to boarding school at the tender age of five. He has spent the last 35 years thinking of ways to gain the attention and affirmation of his parents. He lives in Sydney with his wife and four young kids.