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Nick Horne

Nick Horne

Nick grew up in Cornwall, lives and works in North Somerset and is currently Chief Executive at Knightstone, a position he has held since 1998 having previously been Finance Director.

Nick brings to the Board over 25 years’ experience of housing, development, financing and management and is a leading voice for the housing sector in the West of England and Somerset.

He trained as a Chartered Accountant with EY in Bristol in the 1980s. He has over 20 years’ experience as a Non Executive Director and in 2013/14 chaired the Bristol Homes Commission set up to recommend ways of increasing the supply of new and affordable homes in the City.

Nick is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (The RSA). Prior to Knightstone, Nick had successful commercial careers in property development, house building and construction with Norwest Holst in the North West of England and in the accounting profession with EY in Bristol and Southampton.

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