Nicholas Tubbs has been working continuously in the property industry since 1979, after turning down an Army Scholarship to attend university.  In 1988 Nicholas was appointed Chief Executive of Stickley and Kent Ltd, becoming the country’s youngest Chief Executive, before selling the company and setting up his own property development business.  In 2010 and together with Ken McMillan, Nicholas formed AFV Estates Ltd and then in 2013 he co-founded AF&V Launchpad Ltd, a veterans’ charity.  Nicholas remains a Director of AFV Estates Ltd and a Trustee of Launchpad; in January 2017 he took over as Chair of the trustees of Launchpad.