Nigel Keen

Vice Chair

Nigel’s career began in professional football, he initially played for Manchester United and a number of other clubs before a career change to focus on property.

Nigel has developed significant knowledge and experience of commercial property development, largely but not limited to the retail sector.

Nigel has extensive experience as a board member of the John Lewis Partnership acting as director of building and group property services director for both John Lewis and Waitrose.

Nigel’s non-executive experience include a trustee role at Sported which works with community and youth sports groups to support sport as a developmental tool particularly in areas of social disadvantage. He has also held positions at the Mayor’s outer London commission and on Greenwich University architecture and construction board. He is currently a non-executive director at Bovis Homes.