Ashleigh Webber

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Appointed: January 2023 Ashleigh works in the NHS and is currently supporting mental health consultants, patients and their families. She is also a volunteer member of the Government’s Social Housing Quality Resident Panel, contributing how she feels improvements can be made to the sector. Outside of work, Ashleigh’s young daughter keeps her extremely busy and thoroughly entertained. Ashleigh is a…

Emma Killick

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Appointed: October 2017 (to Customer Experience Committee) and July 2022 (to Board) During a thirty-year career working in the care sector Emma developed a particular interest in support for adults with learning disabilities who had, or were at risk of developing dementia. During her time as Operations Director with the MacIntyre Charity, Emma set up their award-winning Dementia Project and…

John Edwards

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Kevin Gould

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Appointed: October 2019 Kevin is a chartered accountant with 25 years’ experience in financial services and consulting, focussing on governance, risk, and audit. He is now an independent consultant focussing on risk and assurance around climate, sustainability and ESG. Kevin also holds a number of other non-executive roles – at a University, an environmental charity and in the care and support…

Craig Thornton

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Appointed: September 2021 Craig has been in the social housing sector since joining Sovereign as its Director of Audit and Risk in 2020. Prior to that he spent the majority of his career in the telecoms sector. He has specialised in internal control disciplines for the past ten years, with senior roles in this field at Vodafone and as an independent…

Dave Willis

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Appointed: October 2017 Dave has over 30 years of housing experience across the disciplines of development, housing management and sales & marketing. His previous role within the sector was as the Chief Executive of Greatwell Homes. Currently Operational Director with The Shared Ownership Shop, he is responsible for all operational matters of a business specialising in shared ownership sales and…

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