The Board leads on the governance and assurance framework of the association. It defines and ensures compliance with our values and strategic objectives.
It prioritises how we use our resources and monitors the performance of the management team who run the company day to day. Within that overall purpose, the roles and responsibilities of the Board are:
- Strategic direction
- Asset management
- Scheme approvals
- Financial management
- Staffing matters
- Governance and decision-making
- Board arrangements
- External relations
Originally from Tumble in the Gwendraeth Valley has lived over 30 years in Dolgellau. Retired from Local Government as a Corporate Director with Gwynedd Council having strategic responsibilities for a range of services including Housing and Adult Social Care as well as lead responsibilities for Health & Well-being and Community Safety Partnerships.
Since retiring has been a member of Group Cynefin Board including being the Board Chair, volunteer’s with CAB and is Secretary of Clwb Rygbi Dolgellau. Is a fluent Welsh speaker.
20 years public sector executive and senior management experience delivering complex national and regional change and strategic governance programmes.
Experienced Chair, Vice Chair and Board Member of registered providers of social housing since 2003, and subsidiary commercial asset management and development companies.
Kaye has degrees in management systems, health management and rural resource management and is a qualified project, programme, and portfolio manager.
Retired local government Chief Officer (Strategic Director) with about 30 years experience
Experienced in partnership working with other public & private sector organisations
Former School Governor, and with experience on Voluntary Sector Boards of Management
Experienced Housing Association Board Member, Chairman and Vice-Chairman
Former Independent member of Ceredigion County Council’s Ethics and Standards Committee
A chartered accountant with experience of finance in the charity and public sector
Has lived in Ceredigion for 12 years and was an Aberystwyth Town Councillor
Treasurer of Arad Goch (a theatre company) and Chair of Camau Cyntaf i Ddysgu (a nursery provision charity)
Head of Business and Finance for the Books Council of Wales
Fluent Welsh and English speaker and a Spanish learner
A Chartered Certified Accountant
14 years experience from a variety of roles including 7 within the Social Housing Sector.
Currently Head of Finance at Plymouth Community Homes
Links to the local community of Ceredigion
Active Welsh learner
Former modern languages student at Aberystwyth University
Member of the Tenant Steering Group while Tai Ceredigion was being formed
Former long standing member and minutes secretary of the Tai Ceredigion Monitoring Group
Board member since December 2015
On the Board of The Care Society
Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Head of Development at Hafod Services
Experience in the social housing sector since 1996
Experience in overseeing the development of several refurbishments, new build housing schemes and care home projects
Board member since September 2014
Fluent Welsh speaker
A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
Member of the Expert Witness Institute (MEWI)
A property and valuation expert in practice at a firm of Chartered Surveyors
Board member since August 2020
Group Head of Property for Wrekin Housing Group.
Member of both the Chartered Institute of Builders and Chartered Management Institute.
Over 25 years’ experience in social housing, in the delivery of Asset Management, Property Health and Safety, Procurement, and Housing Development.
Joined the Board Nov 2020
Self-employed management consultant
Previously worked in local government with strategic level experience in ICT, and Project and Programme management
Over 10 years' leadership experience in the social housing sector
Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute
Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society
Fluent Welsh speaker
Senior Human Resources and organisational development professional
Experience in social housing, social care, FMCG and private sectors
Skilled in HR Consulting, Coaching, Culture Change, Critical Thinking, Leadership and Management.
Advocate for equality and diversity and passionate about people realising their full potential
Long standing Associate member of CIPD with a MA Hons focused in Politics from The University of Glasgow.
Has led in the housing field for over 30 years
Experience of working in partnership with other public and private sector organizations
Has been a board member of several voluntary boards including TPAS Cymru.
Fluent Welsh speaker.