Head Office

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Peter Fane

Managing Director


Peter’s role is the strategic direction of the business including all acquisitions, with a focus on finance and the key area of health and safety. He was Managing Director of a national landscape contractor for 16 years before founding Nurture in 2008. Peter has used his extensive financial and business experience to drive Nurture’s development from start-up to a national business providing best in class horticultural and landscape maintenance. Peter is passionate about horticulture and working as part of a dynamic management team that really cares about quality and customer service.

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Simon Thomson

Finance Director


Simon is responsible for the management of the financial accounts of the Nurture Group, including budgeting, forecasting and both internal and external financial reporting, as well as the due diligence on new acquisitions.

Simon is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in both practice and commerce, having been Head of Finance for a listed online gambling company for 7 years prior to joining the Nurture Group. Simon was attracted to Nurture as felt it was an exciting and interesting company to work for, with strong managed growth both organically and through strategic acquisitions.

He is passionate about using the latest technology to drive efficiency in financial processes, reporting and analysis, and for the Finance function to be a strong enabler for the development and future growth of the business.

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Nick Hills

Divisional Director North


Nick started his career on the tools in 1995 and is now responsible for mobile and static maintenance teams within the North West of England including Liverpool and the Wirral. This includes the daunting programming and installation of the seasonal hanging baskets at multiple sites from Northampton to Aberdeen. Nick secured the NEBOSHH qualification in health and safety to further improve the quality service to his varied client base.

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Simon Jacob

Divisional Director South

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Paul Bean

Sales Director


Paul is responsible for the overall management of Business and Strategic Development within the Nurture Group, providing support to the business development teams within the grounds maintenance, plant displays and winter gritting sectors of the business, as well as supporting sustainability initiatives and business systems.

He has worked in horticulture for over 25 years, and has particular expertise in business and IT systems.

As one of the founding Directors of Nurture Landscapes, Paul is immensely proud of the business which has grown from an idea into a quality, multi-award winning national service provider.

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