Board Members

The Board comprises of non-executive members who are responsible for directing the affairs of the Society.  In accordance with our Rules, they act in the interests of the Society and for the benefit of the community.

Board members are selected from a wide background bringing together professional, commercial, financial and local experience. There are currently eleven Board members.  

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James Prestwich


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James Prestwich

James has enjoyed a long career in the housing sector. Starting with a local authority housing department, James quickly rose through the ranks gaining valuable computational experience. James has worked for housing associations in the Midlands and East of England and was head of service with Hightown Housing Association prior to a move into the Civil Service.  During his career in Whitehall James worked as a Senior Policy Advisor with the Affordable Housing Directorate at the Department for Communities and Local Government.  Since August 2016 James has been Head of Policy at the National Housing Federation, the trade body for the housing association sector.

Date appointed: September 2017

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