1. Chris Cheeseman - Board Chair

    Chris Cheeseman Aug 18

    Chris is the Board Chair for Golding Homes. Chris brings over 38 years of residential sector gained both within the Housing Association and private consultancy sector. 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 will resume consultancy as a partner in a niche affordable housing consultancy in October following 18 months at Clarion Housing Group - the countries largest housing association.

  2. John Tranter (FCA) - Chair of Audit and Assurance Committee

    John Tranter Aug 18

    John Tranter is Director of Resources at Independent Age, a national older people's charity providing support to enable older people to stay independent and live well with dignity, choice and control. He has a wide experience of the charity care sector having been Director of Finance at Mencap and The Children's Trust. He is a trustee of The Charity Finance Group and has run his own consultancy providing training and advice to charities on strategic finance and governance. 

  3. Alison Breese - Chair of Golding Vision Committee and Remuneration Committee

    Alison Breese Aug 18 (4)

    Alison Breese is a retired housing professional with over 30 years experience in all areas of housing management as Director and Assistant Director in Local Authorities and Housing Associations. She is a Fellow of CIH and former chair of South East Branch, SE representative on CIH National Council and a CIH trustee on the HouseMark Board. She was a key founding member of the Kent Housing Partnership. Alison was Chair of the Disabled Person’s Accommodation Agency charity in Kent and a member of the Regional Housing Forum and Regional Assembly Working Group on Affordable Housing. Following Alison’s retirement, she chaired Kingsnorth parish Council and the parish council forum for Ashford Borough Council and Alison is a member of the Chilmington Green community management organisation.

  4. David Done

    David Done Aug 2018 (5)

    David is a highly experience housing professional. He is Chief Executive of RHP, which is a housing association working in west London. RHP is known for its inspirational culture and for its innovative approach to modernising the housing service, using new technology, and to building homes using new forms of construction. Previously, David worked for 5 local authorities in senior positions covering policy and operational roles. Along with extensive senior management experience, he brings expertise in transformation leadership and change management, employee engagement and digitalisation.

  5. Ashling Fox

    Ashling Fox

    Ashling is a Co-optee Board Member at Golding Homes. She is an experienced housing professional currently working as Chief Operating Officer for Peabody, one of the largest housing providers in the UK. Ashling joined Family Mosaic as Group Customer Services Director in March 2015 and was previously Head of Home Emergency Operations at the AA.

    Ashling is responsible for Peabody’s complex building safety work, as well as leading their modernisation programme to transform the way they manage and maintain their homes and buildings. 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.

  6. Owen Ingram

    Owen Ingram

    Owen is a co-optee Board Member at Golding Homes. He 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.

  7. Hannah Langford

    Hannah Langford

    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.

  8. Dan McDonald

    Dan McDonald Aug 2018 (4)

    Dan McDonald is Chief Executive Officer of Medway Citizens Advice Bureau. He is currently the Chairman of Medway (Hands) Volunteer Bureau, a member of Medway Domestic Abuse Forum and a trustee of the National Young Advisor Programme and has experience of sitting on many Trustee Boards. Dan has been an active member of T.P.A.S, was formerly Special Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister, and a Charge Nurse at Kings College Hospital. Dan is passionate about housing, regeneration and empowering residents.

  9. Sandeep Sankoli

    Sandeep Sankoli Aug 2018 (7)

    Sandeep Sankoli is an Associate Director at Countryside Properties and a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). He has over 15 years of housing experience at regional government and private practice. He specialises in mixed use development, private rented sector investment and urban regeneration. Sandeep started his career as a Housing Economist at City Hall, advising the Mayor of London on housing supply barriers. He also spent time at L&Q advising on their entry into PRS and strategic growth planning. Sandeep is a regular contributor to round table discussions and think tanks on PRS and Placemaking through the British Property Federation and Future of London.

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