Chris is the Board Chair for Golding Homes. Chris brings over 38 years of residential sector experience, gained both within housing associations and private consultancy. Chris spent 17 years at Moat Housing Group, building a significant intermediate housing business before being appointed as a Group Development Director, a member of the Moat Executive team. Chris joined ikon consultancy where he was an equity partner, specialising in affordable housing consultancy services. Ikon was acquired by Hamptons International, part of the Countrywide Group, in February 2015.
Chris joined affordable housing consultancy Red Loft in October 2019 as a Partner, following 18 months at Clarion.
Ashling is an experienced housing professional currently working as Chief Customer Officer for Bromford having left her role as Deputy CEO of Peabody in November 2022. Ashling joined Family Mosaic as Group Customer Services Director in March 2015 and became Chief Operating Officer of Peabody following their merger. She was previously Head of Home Emergency Operations at the AA and has over 17 years leadership experience working in complex operational and customer service organisations both in and out of sector.
As the executive lead for customers at Bromford, Ashling is responsible for driving improvements to the way that customers’ homes are managed and maintained, enabling customers to thrive in their communities. Using data and insight to inform her approach, Ashling puts the customer relationship first and is passionate about offering a range of different ways to engage customers and deliver resident services. Ashling has a Masters in Business Administration from Henley Business School and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management.
David’s a highly experienced housing professional with 38 years of experience.
Until April 23, David was Group Chief Executive of RHP an award-winning housing association group in West London. Since establishing the organisation in 2000, he helped make RHP one of the most respected registered providers in the UK holding the highest regulatory ratings for governance and financial viability, and a sector leading credit rating from Standard & Poors’. The Group is known for innovation, for the modernisation of homes and services using digital technology, and for being an inspirational place to work holding IIP at the prestigious platinum level.
David’s an experienced non-executive director sitting on the boards of three other housing associations, including Chair of Gateway Housing Association, and Complete Technology Group (CTG) a commercial company delivering technology solutions to the sector.
Ebele is our Board's Deputy Chair and Chair of the Treasury Committee. She has over 20 years of experience working at Board level, with an excellent knowledge of treasury, financial investment, risk, and business growth.
Ebele has held a range of Executive, Director and Board level roles including Chief Financial Officer, Financial Strategy and Operations Director, and Finance Director at three G15 Housing Associations.
Ebele was previously Chair of the Audit and Assurance Committee at Paragon Housing, now PA Housing, for six years.
Hannah Langford is a Commercial Property lawyer and partner at a leading City law firm. Hannah's expertise includes working with registered providers, house builders and local authorities on development, joint ventures and regeneration projects. She was formerly an in-house lawyer at Clarion Housing Group and has experience of working in local authorities where she specialised in property and planning law.
Karin has over 20 years experience in housing; ranging from academic research into innovation processes, to working for private, public and housing association sector.
Karin's currently working as Corporate Director of Assets and Sustainability at Southern Housing one of the largest UK housing associations. Karin's responsible for overseeing Southern‘s sustainability agenda, the building safety programme and the delivery of all capital works programmes. She's passionate about good quality, sustainable and affordable homes for residents and a true believer in the value of co-creating services with customers.
Lisa is an experienced senior financial services professional, currently working as MD Business Planning, driving strategic change and transformation within the commercial banking division of Lloyds Banking Group. Lisa’s experience spans leadership roles in strategic business development, performance and customer experience; and client facing roles working with businesses to provide funding and financial solutions.
She’s passionate about delivering excellent customer services and the need to learn from customer feedback to help inform proposals for improvements.
Owen is a highly experienced Chair and Non-Executive Director of registered housing providers and health authorities. He has worked in housing, health care and mental health services.
As a highly respected interim Chief Executive he has been responsible for leading major change in governance, executive structures and bringing about organisational learning.
Owen is passionate about excellence in customer services, providing safe, quality homes for residents and creating positive working environments for staff. He enjoys working with people who share his values. Owen has been appointed by and worked with all the housing regulators in the UK.
Sandeep Sankoli is a seasoned housing professional with over 15 years of experience in both regional government and private practice. He specialises in mixed-use development, private rented sector investment, and urban regeneration and is currently Head of London Land and Partnerships at Hill Residential, and a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Sandeep's career began as a Housing Economist at City Hall, where he provided advice to the Mayor of London on housing supply barriers. He also worked at L&Q, advising on their entry into the private rented sector and strategic growth planning. Sandeep is a regular contributor to round table discussions and think tanks on private rented sector and placemaking through the British Property Federation and Future of London.
Simon has over 20 years of experience working at Board level. He’s held a range of Executive, Director and Board level roles including Director of Resources and Finance Director at various housing associations inside and outside London – including a G15 association - as well as charities involved in children’s services and cancer research. He’s been responsible for business planning, risk management and effective treasury management, as well as change management and restructuring in finance, HR and IT.
Simon’s currently a Director and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee at a multi-academy trust in Rainham.