Board Information

Name Appointed Experience
Andy Gamble - Chair

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

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

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

Megan Henderson

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

Qualified solicitor in practice in the Social Housing/Commercial Property sector.  Previously held legal positions at a large housing association group.
John Place

Customer Experience Manager for Accent Housing with a BA in Business Management.  A customer focussed strategic thinker who is passionate about developing individuals to reach their full potential, delivering great homes and services.

Bill Truin

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

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

Jo Watson

CIPFA qualified accountant and former Chief Finance Officer for Teesdale District Council.  Currently Director of Finance at Railway Housing Association in Darlington.