Group CEO, Halton Housing Trust
He has been fully paperless for the last 14 years and has driven through a fully flexible/ remote working approach as part of his current role as chief executive at Halton Housing Trust.
He is a keen advocate of innovation, maximising the digital potential and tweets on a regular basis.
Mr Atkin has led the move away from internal email and for 90% of Trust customers to be accessing services online by 2018.
Nick is included in the top 25 most influential people in housing. For the last two consecutive years the Trust has been the most digitally connected organisation in the Visceral Business Connected Housing Index, in which Nick was also ranked as the most influential digital leader.
He is vice chair of Warrington CCG, independent chair of Warrington Homeless Commission, as well as a board member of both the Northern Housing Consortium and the Connected Home Consortium.
He is an active member and strong advocate of the role of Placeshapers and has a lead advisory role on communications.