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Meet our One Vision Housing Board Members…

Here at One Vision Housing we have a strong board of members who help steer us in achieving our community goals and our vision in reinvesting and strengthening communities.

Our board range from independent members of the public to tenants and employees.

 

 

Fiona Graham (Chair)

  Member status: Independent (Chair)

Professional status: Fiona is an accomplished senior leader having had responsibility for a diverse range of service areas in the social housing sector.  She has over 10 years’ experience operating at a senior level. Fiona is highly skilled in performance management, project delivery, risk management and staff engagement.

Passionate about: Fiona set up a travel franchise, and is responsible for developing her own business plans, target setting, sales and marketing.  Having a proven track record of customer service Fiona is skilled in building valued relationships and understanding the customer journey.


Joe Connell

  Member status: Independent

Professional status: Joe was Director of Property Services at Liverpool John Moores University for 22 years leading a team of around 300 staff covering strategic estate planning, capital development, estate operational management, cleaning, caretaking, security, catering and student accommodation processes. Following retirement Joe then spent 18 months as Interim Director of Facilities Management at the University of Liverpool.

Joe has 30 years’ experience in private sector, local authority and higher education and was also a Non-Executive Board Member of the Energy Consortium and various university subsidiary companies.

Passionate about: Ensuring that One Vision Housing maintain and develop accommodation to the highest possible standards that are appropriate, affordable and meet the needs of the whole community.


Alan Marshall

  Member status: Independent

Professional status: Alan is currently the Director of Operations and Quality for Affinity Trust, a national charitable organisation providing support to people with learning disabilities. Alan has six years director experience within the largest North West health and social care charity and twenty years experience within the health and social care sector. Alan is a qualified nurse and also possess a Masters in Business Administration.

Passionate about: Alan is passionate about ensuring that the most vulnerable people in our society have access to good housing options and that One Vision Housing are ensuring that we are developing long term sustainable links with our local communities.


Dawn Murray

  Member status: Tenant

Professional status: First Class Graduate of Sociology & World Religions. Dawn has embarked on postgraduate studies consisting of an Masters of Arts in International Relations.

Passionate about: She is passionate about being a voice for the community, and is keen to bring her experience and skills to the boardroom of One Vision Housing. Dawn understands that, although she is a tenant, the role of Board member involves placing the needs of the organisation above all else. She is a team player with strong communication skills.


Richard Carmichael

  Member status: Independent

Professional status: Richard is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Building and an Associate of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Richard has experience at director level in commercial property development and has also served on the board at Pine Court Housing Association.

Passionate about: Meeting the challenges within the housing sector by applying commercial knowledge and experience.


 

Andrew Armstrong

  Member status: Independent

Professional status: Andrew is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and is also an active ARB member. Andrew is an experienced Architect, Director and Shareholder whose main focus of his career has been assisting with developments including new residential masterplans and relationships with communities that will help improve housing standards and urban environments.

Passionate about: He has a real passion for regeneration and how a successful project can improve the wellbeing of local residents in addition to creating a legacy for the next generation.


 

Peter Crosby

  Member status: Independent

Professional status: Prior to retirement, Peter worked for 29 years in the Merseyside and North West social housing sector as a hands-on senior finance manager focusing on financial reporting, analysis, planning and administration. He concluded his career as the Group Head of Financial Services at the Regenda Group, a major North West based RP.

In addition to his wide-ranging finance experience, Peter has worked extensively across many key operational headings, including Asset Management and Development, I.T., and Rent and Service Charges.

Passionate about: Peter has been a Sefton resident for 60 years; he is passionate about the local built environment and believes access to quality, affordable and well managed housing is a basic human right. He is excited to have this opportunity to help One Vision Housing deliver that goal.


Tracey Liggett

  Member status: Chief Finance Officer at The Sovini Group (One Vision Housing)

Professional status: Tracey is responsible for growing and developing the commercial side of The Sovini Group, ensuring that the commercial businesses deliver excellent service to both internal and external customers. Upon qualifying as an Accountant in 1995, Tracey worked in the manufacturing sector in senior financial roles for a number of blue chip organisations. She joined Knowsley Housing Trust (KHT) in 2002 as Assistant Finance Director, before joining One Vision Housing at its inception in 2006 as Executive Finance Director. Tracey is the Chief Finance Officer for the Group as a whole, including One Vision Housing. Alongside her wealth of experience, Tracey is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and holds an MBA in Leadership.

Passionate about: Tracey is passionate about combining her housing experience with commercial acumen to deliver an ambitious five-year commercial growth plan for The Sovini Group.


Dr Roy Williams

  Member status: Group Chief Executive (One Vision Housing)

Professional status: Dr Roy Williams is a qualified fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and has a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). Roy is Group Chief Executive and holds a number of non-executive director positions with external organisations. He also sits on the Boards of Pine Court Housing Association and The Sovini Group.

Passionate about: Pursuing our vision and mission to be the best in our approach to everything we do.

 

 

 

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