Board Information

We are currently looking for new board members. If you are interested in joining our board please contact Steven Brook the Chief Executive for an informal chat on 01423 884018 or by email to steven@hhal.org.uk.

 

Name Appointed Experience
Stuart Whyte
Stuart Whyte – Chair
2010

Held senior positions and Director roles (Regional Director and Director of Development and Asset Management) at a number of housing associations including Sanctuary Housing and Accent Group. Former Chair of the NHF Regional Committee, Chair of Gateway, the Pathfinder for Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire, member of the Regional Housing Board and of Harrogate and District Strategic Partnership

Eric Armitage
Eric Armitage OBE
2009

Chartered Accountant and former Chief Executive of a large housing association. Past Deputy Chair of Housing Corporation Board. Former Board member of Liverpool Housing Trust and  Homeless International

Stephen Clarke
Stephen Clarke MBE – Chair of Audit, Risk and Governance Committee
2012

Retired Bank of England Branch Manager and Regional Deputy Agent.  Former Chair of Accent’s Audit and Governance Committees.  Immediate past Chair of Accents Pension Scheme Trustees Board.  Former advisor to the DCLG on European Regional Development Fund

Harrogate Housing Association
David Copley
2017

Former Harrogate Estate agent and Trustee of Applegarth Homes.  Founder and manager of Yorkshire Coastal Cottages.

Andy Gamble
Andy Gamble
2015

He has a BSc in Building Surveying and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Director of Development at Yorkshire Housing and former Director of Development and Growth at Accent.  Previous experience working for major house builders and as a college governor, an ALMO director and a mentor for the Housing Diversity Network

Megan Henderson
2017

Currently Human Resources Manager at Leeds Federated Housing Association but has had frontline customer service experience as well as roles in corporate governance.  Has mentored with HDN since 2010, chaired the NHF HR group for the Yorkshire and Humber region since 2011 and in 2016 joined the Board for the WISH Yorkshire and Humber region.

Angela Macready
Angela Macready
2010

Qualified solicitor in practice in the Social Housing/Commercial Property sector.  Previously held legal positions at the Accent Group

Carmen McCormack
Carmen McCormack
2010

Tenant and qualified nurse practitioner for prescribing working as part of the District Nursing Team.  Holds a mentorship teaching certificate from York University

Bill Truin
2013

Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax advisor.  Held senior finance positions in a large and growing housing association.  Currently a partner in Insight 4 Housing LLP, a consultancy business.  An associate member of the CIPFA Housing Advisory Network

Dot Tyrtania
2017

Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer, specialising in the valuation of social and affordable housing and providing advice to both funders and Registered Providers.

 

 

Jane Worrell
2010

Career civil servant, currently Equality Manager for Acas. Experience of delivering advisory and conciliation services for Acas, Job Centre management, training management, HR Policy and staff recruitment and development for Department of Employment/Employment Service. Board member for Community Links, Leeds