Founder and chief executive
In the 1980s Nick founded, operated and then sold Beaumont Healthcare, a corporate provider of private pay nursing care homes. In 1986, Beaumont created close care housing, offering independent living to older people in their own homes adjacent to a Beaumont care home. Nick created Audley to develop a portfolio of private retirement villages. Audley now has a portfolio of 20 villages with 2,000 properties and 3,000 customers. Nick has acted as an advisor to public and private sector organisations and he is chairman of Associated Retirement Community Operators.