Nick Atkin

Nick Atkin

Nick joined Yorkshire Housing (YH) in 2019. Since this time, he’s delivered transformational change throughout the business to meet the future opportunities and challenges. The business manages 20,000 homes across the entire Yorkshire geography. YH has an ambition to build an additional 8,000 homes through an investment totalling £1.67bn. Currently employing 800 people it has a £140m turnover (revenue).

Nick advocates the use of digital as an enabler to drive fundamental change in how businesses operate and is a disruptor in the ‘future of work’ debate. He’s regularly included in the top 25 most influential people in housing and is a keen advocate of devolution and has written the three Housing Prospectuses for West, South and North Yorkshire respectively. He’s the Chair of the recently formed York and North Yorkshire Housing Partnership as well as Vice Chair of both the West Yorkshire Housing Partnership and the South Yorkshire Housing Partnership.

He writes regularly for Inside Housing as one of their columnists and is a huge advocate of the need for the housing sector to improve how it communicates with the wider world.