Meet the Board

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Group Board

Joined: September 2017

Tom has spent over 40 years in the housing and care sector. He began his career as a community worker in the inner city of Leicester and retired as Chief Executive of Midland Heart, one of the largest housing and care organisations in the UK, in 2012. Tom has served as a chair and non-executive on a number of housing and care boards and national working parties and groups. He is a previous Chair of HACT and of Emmaus. He is Chair of Governance at Plus Dane Group, a Trustee of Mayday Trust, an editorial board member of Thinkhouse, and a founder member of SHOUT the campaign for social housing. In 2009 Tom was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Birmingham for his leadership in the housing sector.
Tom Murtha
Chair
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Joined: July 2015

Janet has wide experience of working in the social housing sector, including working for Riverside and Liverpool City Council and lecturing at Liverpool John Moores University. She has also worked as freelance trainer, volunteered in Africa with VSO and her final post prior to retirement was as a housing inspector with the Audit Commission in England.
Janet Roberts
Chair Landlord Services Committee
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Joined: December 2016

Bill is a Chartered Certified Accountant and works as a Finance Manager at Bangor University responsible for day to day financial transactions within the College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences. He previously held the post of Finance Manager/Company Secretary at the Management Development Centre, Bangor.
William (Bill) Farnell
Vice Chair
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Joined: December 2016

Christopher is a Chartered Public Finance Accountant and is a Technical Director with Arlingclose Limited, an independent treasury advisory company which provides financial advice and capital financing expertise for the public, private and the third sectors.  He has previously worked for Clwyd County Council and Denbighshire County Council and his latter position was that of Principal Management Accountant.
Christopher Taylor

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Joined: December 2016

Ian is a partner with Brabners LLP and specialises in advising the social housing sector and other clients on housing management, property and commercial disputes and litigation, employment related litigation and judicial review and human rights cases. He is a qualified mediator and member of CIH and the Property Litigation Association.
Ian Alderson

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Joined: July 2015

Carol is self-employed making and selling arts, crafts and furniture through a recently opened shop unit in Colwyn Bay. She has also worked as a community tutor and resident artist.
Carol Downes
Vice Chair Landlord Services Committee
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Joined: January 2018

Dylan is currently Head of Financial Accounting at Bangor University and has a wide range of financial and management accounting skills. He also has extensive external and internal audit management experience along with practical experience of complying with regulatory systems and governance having previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and WaterfordWedgwood. Dylan trained with District Audit in North Wales and is a fluent Welsh speaker. Dylan has a degree in European Finance and Accounting and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.
Dylan James
Chair Audit & Risk Committee
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Landlord Services Committee

Joined: July 2015

Janet has wide experience of working in the social housing sector, including working for Riverside and Liverpool City Council and lecturing at Liverpool John Moores University. She has also worked as freelance trainer, volunteered in Africa with VSO and her final post prior to retirement was as a housing inspector with the Audit Commission in England.
Janet Roberts
Chair Landlord Services Committee
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Joined: July 2015

Carol is self-employed making and selling arts, crafts and furniture through a recently opened shop unit in Colwyn Bay. She has also worked as a community tutor and resident artist.
Carol Downes
Vice Chair Landlord Services Committee
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Joined: December 2016

Christopher is a Chartered Public Finance Accountant and is a Technical Director with Arlingclose Limited, an independent treasury advisory company which provides financial advice and capital financing expertise for the public, private and the third sectors.  He has previously worked for Clwyd County Council and Denbighshire County Council and his latter position was that of Principal Management Accountant.
Christopher Taylor

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Domus Cambria

Iwan Prys Jones (Independent)

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Audit and Risk Committee

Joined: December 2016

Christopher is a Chartered Public Finance Accountant and is a Technical Director with Arlingclose Limited, an independent treasury advisory company which provides financial advice and capital financing expertise for the public, private and the third sectors.  He has previously worked for Clwyd County Council and Denbighshire County Council and his latter position was that of Principal Management Accountant.
Christopher Taylor

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Joined: December 2016

Ian is a partner with Brabners LLP and specialises in advising the social housing sector and other clients on housing management, property and commercial disputes and litigation, employment related litigation and judicial review and human rights cases. He is a qualified mediator and member of CIH and the Property Litigation Association.
Ian Alderson

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Joined: December 2016

Bill is a Chartered Certified Accountant and works as a Finance Manager at Bangor University responsible for day to day financial transactions within the College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences. He previously held the post of Finance Manager/Company Secretary at the Management Development Centre, Bangor.
William (Bill) Farnell
Vice Chair
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Joined: January 2018

Dylan is currently Head of Financial Accounting at Bangor University and has a wide range of financial and management accounting skills. He also has extensive external and internal audit management experience along with practical experience of complying with regulatory systems and governance having previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and WaterfordWedgwood. Dylan trained with District Audit in North Wales and is a fluent Welsh speaker. Dylan has a degree in European Finance and Accounting and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.
Dylan James
Chair Audit & Risk Committee
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