National Housing Group team
NHG have a combined 50 years working in property and finance and have housed thousands of people into permanent housing. We have experience in large and small scaled property developments, and have held board positions in both property construction and mortgage lending institutions.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Stephen founded NHG at the beginning of 2020. He was previously managing director of a mortgage lending company where he oversaw the management of over £4bn loans. He has navigated two equity sales, employed over 200 people, and has vast experience within the property development market.
As CEO, Stephen is involved with the everyday running of NHG and his responsibilities include staff development, fundraising and strategic planning. He works closely with the team looking for opportunities to acquire properties. He liaises with housing associations, councils, and charities, and oversees the development and refurbishment of all properties. It’s all hands on deck at NHG, but when he gets the chance to relax on the weekend you will find him watching sports or playing football. He spends time with his children and friends. Stephen enjoys skiing and exploring the world, he even spent a year travelling around in a campervan.
David has been with NHG since inception in early 2020. He joined after spending 15 years within the property and property management sector and has also owned his own business. He has extensive experience working with charities and housing associations and has spent his career building deep rooted relationships. Over the years He has mastered the proficiency at maximising property income.
David’s responsibilities at NHG includes property acquisition, management and working alongside charities, housing associations and local authorities to ensure their requirements are accurately fulfilled. David attends all properties under renovation in-person to ensure they’re finished to a high-specification, he has a hands-on approach to making sure existing and prospective tenants are happy and comfortable.
David is very family orientated, loves to travel and experience the wonders of the world and the food within it.
Jonathan join NHG in early 2020 when it was founded. Before NHG he started his career in property and combined this experience with leisure and events shortly after. Jonathan was part of a property and events partnership that have converted some of London’s interesting and underused spaces into iconic venues some of which include Old Billingsgate, Old Truman Brewery and Old Vic Tunnels. Jonathan has built a number of homes and property developments and now specialises in construction and planning.
He is a Tottenham football club supporter and at 6.ft8 he’s been described as the gentle giant. Jonathan enjoys listening to music, and dancing, watching all sports, modern art and travelling, his favourite place is Puglia, Italy.
Director of Partnership
Nicholas joined NHG in June 2021 as director of partnerships. His role includes collaborating with the team and external partners to deliver NHG’s strategic objectives. He will work with external partners who include local authorities, registered providers of social housing and charities. He has over 20 years of experience in the housing sector managing and leading housing regeneration, community investment, anti-social behaviour, community safety and homelessness. He has extensive knowledge and experience in housing policy and management, asset strategy, homelessness strategy, property policy and law. Nicholas has worked for various housing associations, homeless organisations and local authorities, successfully managing and leading various projects, delivering strategies and operational processes.
On the weekend you can find Nicholas catching up on the latest football scores, reading non-fiction books, cooking and relaxing to Magic Radio.
Daniella joined in October 2020 as an executive assistant for NHG. She has previously held positions in the luxury goods sector, interior design and architecture and real estate investment. She tailors her skills to meet the requirements of clients across several projects at a time. Her responsibilities are ever changing and her key skills and flexibility allow her to get involved in all areas of the business. This includes assisting with the everyday running of NHG, staff development and operations.
At the weekend, Daniella spends her time recreating the gourmet recipes she’s seen on Masterchef or taking long walks around the countryside.
Chief Operating Officer
Kobi joined NHG in July 2020. As part of the management team, his role at NHG involves optimising performance across the business, by providing support, strategic planning and advice. He is responsible for ensuring effective processes and systems and part of the wider strategic decisions for NHG. Kobi previously founded a fintech company that enables fractional equity and debt investment into UK property and he is also a qualified solicitor.
His weekends involve waking up too early, playing princess or pirate games, and occasionally treading on lego. During the winter holidays, you can find Kobi snowboarding down one of the French Alps.
Chief Financial Officer
Tom joined NHG in October 2020 and is responsible for managing the financial actions of the company, tracking cash flow, financial planning, identifying financial strength and weakness, as well as managing external relationships. He is also involved in the strategy side of the business, as well as corporate governance. Tom has a wealth of experience and has held several finance and accounting roles across various industries. Most recently, he was the finance director at an FCA regulated asset manager having spent several years as a financial services auditor at EY. Tom has a young family and a pilot’s license.
On the weekends, you can find him at a soft play, the zoo, or over the skies of the UK.
Head of Marketing
Katrina joined NHG in October 2020. Her role at NHG includes creating, developing, and delivering the marketing strategy across all aspects of the business. Her role is focused around providing customers with the best in class experience. She has previously worked in the marketing departments for an alternative finance company in the UK property market and before that the UK’s largest architectural practice.
She enjoys hosting and attending dinner parties and when she’s not thinking of the next dish to cook, she is usually on a spin bike.