Neil White - Chair
Pat Egan - Executive Member
Jane Warnes - Executive Member
Neil White -
A qualified chartered accountant, Neil has held senior
roles in both financial and general management in retail motor
trade, music business and clothing manufacture. His major
specialism has been in operational project work for offshore
manufacturing companies. He currently holds a financial role with
an international diagnostic healthcare group.
Ken has spent his entire working career in local
government. Ken retired from South Norfolk District Council in 2009
as a corporate director having had responsibility for a range of
services including strategic housing. Until 2003 he was the
council's treasurer responsible its financial affairs. He's a
member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
and has served on its council and boards for a number of years.
Jon is a retired senior police officer having spent thirty two
years with the Suffolk Constabulary. He has worked in number of
roles across the County and his last position was Chief
Superintendent responsible for delivering local policing. During
his time with the police he worked with numerous partners including
resident groups, local councils, and housing
Chris has 30 years experience working in housing services, 26
years of this in local authority housing with Norwich City Council
where he worked until 2008 and held senior positions in housing
management and strategic housing. Chris has also undertaken roles
in other housing organisations working in supported housing and
housing association development
Nick is an independent IS/IT Consultant who provides advice
focused on business improvement to the housing and healthcare
sectors. He currently focuses such provision to housing
organisations offering strategic support, project management,
Interim ICT Management and business development.
Nick has worked in housing for over 25 years, previously within
a large housing group. He has also served as a non-executive
director for a Leeds-based housing organisation. His aim is to help
us build on our core values to become the region's social housing
provider of choice.
Nigel is Director of Resources for the Confederation of British
Industries, Springboard Limited and a trustee of Instructus, the
UK's largest provider, registration and certification authority for
apprenticeships, having previously had a wide ranging international
career, living and working in the UK, Europe and the USA.
He is a qualified accountant and has held senior management
positions with Fiat, Laporte (Chemical), Burmah Castrol, United
Technologies, Coopers & Lybrand, Ernst & Young and, most
recently, Remploy, where he was Finance and Strategy Director at a
time when the company was being transformed from one that was
exclusively an employer of disabled people in a diverse range of
industries, to one that placed 15,000 disabled and disadvantaged
people into work each year. Nigel joined the Places for People
Group Board in 2013 and the Cotman Board in August 2016.
Jon has more than 31 years experience of adult and children's
social care in the criminal justice system. He has worked in
police, probation, prison, victim and youth offending settings
across both England and Wales. Most recently he was Head of Service
for a Youth Offending Service, and an Executive Director of the
Association of YOT Managers. He is also Chair of the House of
Genesis, a Christian housing charity in Norwich, and is a
registered Social Worker.
Nikki has spent most of her career working in the charity and
social enterprise sector with experience including grant making and
social investment. She currently works as an Independent
Consultant and Interim Manager in a variety of capacities.
Nikki is also a Chartered Accountant.
Pat Egan -
Pat is the Group Executive Director Affordable Housing for
Places for People.
Jane Warnes - Executive
Jane is the Managing Director of Cotman Housing