Member Profile: Jeremy Nixey, Chief Executive Officer, Shaw Healthcare

Jeremy Nixey is the Chief Executive Officer of Shaw Healthcare, established in 1986.

Shaw Healthcare provides a wide spectrum of services ranging from residential/nursing care, home care, community care hubs, supported living, extra care, respite, day care and specialist care in fields such as Acquired Brain Injuries and mental health. It also provides design-build-operate services, consultancy services and Facilities Management.

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After 12 years as Benedictine monk including four as parish priest, Jeremy then left the monastery to set up The Secondary Housing Association for Wales and ten other Housing Associations.

Then he set up Shaw healthcare Group to provide care in care homes, community hospitals and supported living schemes throughout the UK. In 2006 he converted it to a staff owned business and it is now the sixth largest staff owned business in the UK (Employee Ownership Association report 2019).


What defines a successful leader?

The ability to inspire others to exceed their own expectations.

Culture and talent are important to any company’s success. How do you engage and inspire your workforce?

By respecting every member of the company, whilst expecting from them the highest standards of performance and respect for others.

Innovation and disruption are reshaping industries every day. What do you see as the number one game changer facing business today?

The opportunity which IT provides to flatten management hierarchy and extending autonomy and responsibility of all within an organisation.

Challenges abound in today’s fast-changing business environment. What keeps you up at night?

Impatience to progress this opportunity.

Even CEOs need downtime. How do you recharge?

With frequent short breaks with my family and friends

Why did you join Bloomberg Breakaway?

To meet others who share and confront my own assumptions.

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