Our core team have their own defined roles in co:home. But we also have one thing in common – the skills to match your qualities with a place (and people) that’ll bring the best out of you. We have a knack for it, as well as decades of market knowledge.
Here are the faces you’ll come to recognise:
A coliving enthusiast who has built multiple disruptive tech startups, Vann has now dedicated himself to improving the housing expectations of people around the world by breaking the barriers to management, understanding, and adoption that holding coliving back.
Dan Jackson is Founder and CEO of UrbanShared a tech driven coliving operator in South West London. He is also head of Customer Experience at co:home, the Nationwide start-up coliving operator. Dan has a background in technology and operations having worked in some of the UK’s largest financial institutions during a 15 year career, which he left in 2015 to launch UrbanShared. He is obsessed with customer experience and believes that the nascent coliving market is ready for a step change, where the customer comes first.
An investor and developer of over 5 years who specialises in Next Level HMOs and coliving projects through his development business, Scott Baker Properties. Recognised as one of the UKs leading educators in the coliving market, Matt’s aim is to improve the quality of shared accommodation worldwide by showing others how to invest in this market successfully.
Niall realises that people are more important than property, after all it’s the people you surround yourself with that will ultimately make or break you as a property investor and developer. As such, Niall surrounds himself with good people from coaches and mentors to power teams. Having travelled extensively and lived abroad; during his time overseas, Niall learned that cohabiting was one of the most common themes across cultures. He also witnessed the benefits of cohabiting, which in the UK and Europe, translates as coliving.
Niall is passionate about providing sustainable living experiences. With a keen interest in reducing waste and educating housemates about how to reduce their consumption and live in harmony with the planet, Niall continues to raise the bar in coliving property development.
Ian has been investing in property since 2014 and has built a portfolio of shared living, supported accommodation and vanilla buy-to-let’s across the West Midlands. Managing the portfolio alongside heading up Lloyds Bank’s Vehicle Remarketing division, Ian is keen to innovate change, bringing better lifestyles and homes to all sectors.
Jon has over 20 years senior management experience, spending the last 12 running the a large digital development team. The operational role as part of the co-founder team is extremely broad and demands the ability to shape shift seamlessly between multiple disciplines, spanning technology, finance, strategy, & marketing. Key to this are the capabilities to adapt quickly and retain focus.
With over 10 years of experience working in the hospitality and entertainment industries, Leah is passionate about connection and creating engaging environments. While traveling full-time as a digital nomad, she came across the concept of coliving in Europe and fell in love with the communities she discovered. Using best practices from the world of tourism and hospitality, Leah founded a consultancy for coliving spaces, with a focus on creating consistently positive customer experiences.
Cate is the UK and Head of ambassador for Co-Liv. Cate comes from a financial and fashion background with a good knowledge of the real estate sector. Her expertise is bringing people together and gathering passionate people in the same place as she strongly believes this is the formula of innovation.On top of the above she is a podcaster, educator and community facilitator with a deep knowledge of operations in the coliving sector.