Managing Director, Residential South
Paul Nicholls is the Managing Director for Wates Residential South. Within this role, Paul is responsible for the strategic direction of the business unit. He oversees all divisional operations for new-build contracting projects, regeneration and development activities in London and the wider southern region. He is particularly passionate about the power of partnerships and the ability of the housing sector to deliver more by working collaboratively together.
Paul is a well-known figure in the housing industry, and is a champion for Wates’ agenda to address the UK’s urgent need to build more high-quality homes. He joined Wates Residential in November 2015 following 13 years at United House Group, where he most recently held the board-level position of Development Director. He holds a MSc in Housing and brings a wealth of development knowledge to the team, as well as considerable partnership experience with both housing associations and local authorities.