Fiona joined Golding Homes in May 2022 and leads our People team.
She started in the housing sector in 2000 having previously held senior HR roles with the Bank of New York and Kent Police.
Fiona has a strong track record of leading positive culture change and has held executive-level roles in housing with Network Homes, AmicusHorizon (now Optivo) and Moat. She is a multiple award-winning HR Director and steered her last two housing associations to strong listings in the Sunday Times Top 100. In 2019, Fiona was voted HR Director of the Year in the HR Excellence Awards and again in the Personnel Today Awards.
Jennifer joined Golding Homes in April 2020 and heads up our Business Improvement Team. She is responsible for the delivery of our corporate projects and business improvement activity, embedding a culture of continuous improvement across the organisation.
Her career began in financial services and she has held a wide range of roles within business change and project and portfolio management. Jennifer is a qualified Business Analyst and Prince 2 practitioner.
She is passionate about the power of collaborative working and is committed to making lives better for our customers and colleagues through the continuous improvement of our services.
Ian joined Golding Homes in October 2021 and is responsible for leading our IT services.
Ian has over 20 years’ experience of digital and business transformation experience at a senior level and has previously worked at two other housing associations, as well as holding previous positions in retail and logistics.
Ian is responsible for the effective delivery and operation of technology and data services, maximising the value of our technology and increasing organisational efficiency.
Tony joined Golding Homes in September 2021 and is responsible for the financial reporting and management accounting functions as well as leading the Rents and Service Charges team.
His most recent role was Finance Manager at the Port of Dover, where he was responsible for management reporting, capital and project accounting and all aspects of transactional finance; particularly improving financial and systems processes. He also has previous experience in the distribution, FMCG, manufacturing and education sectors.
Tony holds a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and Economics and has been an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants since 2012.
Tony is committed to improving processes to benefit our customers and providing a first-class service for the organisation, our customers and stakeholders.
Outside of work, Tony is a Governor at a Kent primary school, where he is the lead board member for finance and operations.
Having extensive governance, strategic and legal experience, Anne is the corporate lead for governance and compliance matters and the Company Secretary for the Golding Group. Having been a solicitor for more than 20 years including seven years with city firm Norton Rose, Anne’s role encompasses compliance with Regulatory Standards, Data Protection regulations and corporate Health and Safety legislation.
Anne’s extensive stakeholder engagement and governance experience includes non-executive positions with the Governing Board of the Chartered Institute of Housing (Vice-Chair) and Chair of the Audit and Risk Board, national charity With You (Vice-Chair) and Eldon Housing Association (Vice Chair).
Anne holds a passionate commitment to collaborative partnerships across all sectors of society supporting people to live better lives
Rohan joined Golding Homes in June 2019 and is responsible for leading strategic financial planning, treasury management, building new relationships and securing new sources of finance for Golding.
Rohan has over 25 years experience within Finance including debt, equity and treasury management. His most recent experience has been as Head of Treasury at Watford Community Housing and Swan Housing.
Rohan is a qualified Corporate Treasurer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
He is committed to developing a strong and sophisticated Treasury & Financial Planning function, ensuring ongoing delivery of an appropriately risk-balanced, value enhancing service.
Lenka joined Golding from Optivo where she was a Development Manager, managing a team of Project Managers to deliver homes across Kent and Sussex. Lenka has over 12 years’ experience in development and asset management, having previously worked for AmicusHorizon Ltd and private maintenance companies. Lenka is focussed on applying best practice from both sectors to deliver on customer expectations.
Lenka is an RICS Chartered Surveyor, holds a BA(Hons) in Business Studies and is a Prince 2 Practitioner. Lenka’s expertise and knowledge will help to deliver Golding Homes’ ambitious development programme.