Andy was formally elected as Chair of the Board at our AGM in September 2016. Previously, the Labour MP for Edmonton from 1997 until he stood down in May 2015, Andy has a particular interest in housing. He has chaired the London Borough of Haringey’s Housing Committee and been a member of Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on Homelessness.
Paul is an experienced Finance and Resources Director who moved to Watford Community Housing in September 2016 and took responsibility for Finance, Treasury, Technology and HR. Prior to moving into the social housing sector, Paul worked for 15 years in blue-chip financial services with extensive experience in Corporate Finance, M&A and risk management.
Paul is an experienced IT Strategy Leader and Programme Manager with a track record in leading multi-million pound IT transformation programmes that deliver integrated, multi-channel technology improvements.
Jakki was previously the CEO of charity and housing association Housing for Women, before retiring. Her previous roles include Group Director of Corporate Services at Network Housing Group, CEO of Springboard Housing Association and chair of Holy Trinity Housing Association.
Cub joined the PBHA board in 2016. He comes from a background in engagement and income generation at a number of charities including the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and Dementia UK. He now works in the Public Sector, helping to shape information governance and assurance within charities and not for profits.
Cub is supporting PBHA to ensure it continues to thrive in a difficult economic climate, by raising money from new sources and securing long-term funding for its projects.
Tony is Director of Human Resources and Learning and Development at substance misuse charity Phoenix Futures. He was previously Director of Human Resources at learning disabilities charity, Real Life Options. Before that, he had a 20-year career in the public sector (local authority and the NHS).