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 ten Board members.  

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Sara Garnham



Sara Garnham

Sara Garnham,
Chair of the Board

Sara brings experience from Executive and Non-Executive positions in public, private and third sector organisations across various sectors including construction, housing, the hi-tech sector, education, care and the arts. Sara is actively involved in the local community in Cambridge, currently serving as a governor in a local school and a trustee for other local charities.

Sara first got involved in housing as a charity Board member in the 1980s in Cambridge, leading the charity through an ambitious development programme. In 2006, Sara joined Hill Partnership as Business Development Director and has continued her commitment to the social housing sector with various Housing Association Board roles, including as Chair of King Street Housing Society in Cambridge, leading on their integration with Aldwyck / Catalyst. Sara sits on the Customer Experience Committee for Catalyst Housing Group.

Date appointed: September 2021

Committee membership: 

Chair of the Board

Remuneration and Nominations Committee

Risk Appraisal Panel

Recruitment Working Group

Finance Working Group