Board Chair: John Weguelin

John Weguelin (Chair designate)

John has a background in the banking sector and more than 30 years’ experience in financial services. He has been involved in the housing sector for over nine years and has over 15 years’ board experience.

Group CE: Elizabeth Froude

Elizabeth Froude - Group Chief Executive Elizabeth has an extensive business change background with large FTSE companies in the UK and Europe; this has been mostly focussed in operational roles involving process improvement, mergers and buy outs.

David Clark

David Clarke David is a residential property asset management specialist and leasehold expert. He is chair and co-owner at Mainstay Group, a national residential and mixed-use asset manager.

Steve Dyson

Steve Dyson Steve is a leading media consultant, trainer and journalist. He also creates and delivers numerous courses for the National Council for the Training of Journalists.

Helen Southwell

Helen Southwell Helen has over 25 years’ NHS experience in general management and senior commissioning roles across South Birmingham, and more recently as deputy director of Primary Care in Worcestershire.

Jennifer Wood

Jennifer Wood Jennifer is a chartered civil engineer and a member of the Association for Project Management. Her career has spanned over 40 years during which she has led development projects and programmes both in the UK and overseas.

Sebastian Bull

Sebastian Bull Sebastian has extensive experience in Property, Infrastructure and Transport. He is currently MD of Property Development at Associated British Ports and is Chair of our Group Audit and Risk Committee

Paula Smith

Paula Smith Paula is a chartered accountant with extensive finance leadership and board experience gained within the energy and telecoms sectors.

Heena Prajapat

Heena Prajapat Heena is a Senior IT Transformation specialist with  19+ years experience implementing complex IT strategies & IT transformation programmes within global organisations such as Rolls Royce, G4S, Harsco Environmental & Babcock International.

Tony King

Tony King Tony started his career in a credit reference agency then moved on to work for a number of international banks. He joined a large, national housing association and care operator in 2000 and has held various senior executive roles in the organisation over the last 20 years.

John Anderson

John Anderson John has joined the Board as Chair of the Development Committee; with a total of 45 years experience in the development industry, John has spent the last 20 years employed as Regional Chairman of the Berkeley Group, a FTSE 100 housing developer. 

Lou Zonato

Lou Zonato Lou has spent the majority of his career leading customer service transformation projects, and has worked for leading multinational firms such as BT, Talk Talk, EE, Deliveroo and ITV.  His focus is on ensuring The Group puts the customer at its heart.