Meet the Management Team

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Helena Kirk - Chief Executive
Helena Kirk joined North Wales Housing as Chief Executive in October 2016. Helena has worked in the housing sector since 1982, gaining extensive experience working for local authorities and both traditional and stock transfer RSLs. Her roles started with front line customer service and have included three previous Director positions in Birmingham, Coventry and Hereford. Prior to joining North Wales Housing she was a member of the Executive team at Shoreline Housing Partnership in Lincolnshire for 6 years. She joined Shoreline Housing Partnership in 2010 returning to a role with direct responsibility for customer services from 7 years working in housing consultancy. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and has a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Helena Kirk
Chief Executive
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Brett Sadler - Interim Operations Director
Brett Sadler has worked in the Welsh housing sector for 18 years in a variety of senior leadership roles, including Flintshire County Council and Conwy County Borough Council. He has a keen interest in all things digital and in ensuring customers receive the highest levels of service available. Brett is a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing, holds an Honours Degree in Housing from Glyndwr University and an ILM Level 5 qualification in Coaching and Mentoring. He is also in his final year of studying through the Open University for an MBA.
Brett Sadler
Interim Operations Director
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Malcolm Wilson - Interim Resources Director
A qualified accountant Malcolm has nearly 25 years’ experience working as a director for Housing Associations in England and Wales. Previously he undertook a variety of roles in the local government, new towns and the private sector. During his career Malcolm has run finance, support service and operational departments and over the past 25 years has raised or refinanced over £1billion of loans and bonds. He has also held the position of company secretary at a number of organisations establishing strong governance arrangements in three newly formed stock transfer housing associations and established one of the first audit committees operated by a housing association. Throughout his career he has sought to build strong governance and financial structures to ensure that the organisations he worked for have been able to maintain highest standards in terms of board operations, regulatory compliance and financial reporting. Malcolm also has extensive experience as a non-executive director over the past 20 years sitting on a number of charitable and social enterprises Boards, including a regulator appointment, and has experience of chairing Boards and audit committees.
Malcolm Wilson
Interim Resources Director
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