Nick is a pioneer in the student housing sector for over 30 years. His unparalleled reputation at expanding into new markets, innovating the sector and creating unique student experiences is testament to his career to date.
Nick founded Yugo, the first global student housing brand and operator that offers a truly differentiated living experience. He is also CEO of The Dot Group and founder of GSA.
Global Chief Executive Officer
A life lived with purpose and impact: that’s Rui’s vision for each of our students. An expert in leading international teams, he brings 30+ years of hospitality experience to his role as Yugo’s CEO. And before that, as our Global Chief Operating Officer. Life before Yugo included COO positions at Habitas and Quarters Co-living, where he also steered the business safely through Covid as their CEO.