Nick is a design thinker and sustainability specialist with 20 years of property sector experience. With qualifications in architecture, urban design and project management, his experience uniquely includes in-house roles in investor, developer designer, contractor and consultant organisations. He has had the privilege to work on a number of award-winning developments, including BedZED, One Brighton and Clarion Housing’s Merton Regeneration Project. Through his advisory work with clients, Nick helps bring together the successful design, delivery and operation of built “hardware” with the “software” of services and governance to create sustainable and thriving places. Placemaking and placekeeping. Nick is a founding director of futureground, a consultancy helping organisations to save money and create environmental and social value from a better built environment. His clients range from community-led housing groups to PLC. He is an experienced Review Panel member, including holding roles in Cambridgeshire, Enfield and South West region.