Chief Executive Officer

Nick Walkley



Nick joined the Homes and Communities Agency now known as Homes England as Chief Executive in March 2017. Nick has extensive local government experience, most recently as Chief Executive of Haringey Council and previously as Chief Executive of Barnet Council.

Nick has led the delivery of a number of high-profile housing and regeneration schemes, including the £1bn large-scale regeneration of the Tottenham area, which is expected to create 5,000 new jobs, 10,000 new homes and more than 1m square ft. of new employment and commercial space. Nick is listed in Local Government Chronicle’s ‘100 Most Influential in the Sector’ and Inside Housing’s ‘Public Sector Housing Most Influential’.

Chief Executive Officer

The Chief Executive, Homes England, leads the corporate executive directors in the management team, with responsibility for the management of the agency’s programmes including meeting targets set by government and the operation of core systems to support the agency’s work.

The Chief Executive is designated as Homes England’s Accounting Officer, accountable to parliament and others for the effectiveness and efficiency with which the agency discharges its functions.