The board currently comprises the Group Chairman, six other non-executive directors and three executive directors.
Group Chief Executive
Greg is a purpose-driven senior executive, expert at setting strategic direction and proven at delivering strong, sustained commercial, customer and people outcomes.
Chief Financial Officer
Andy is Chief Financial Officer having joined Places for People Group in 2010 and acting as the Group's Financial Controller until 2017. Andy qualified as an Accountant at Ernst and Young where he spent nine years in its North-West assurance practice.
Chief Operating Officer
Scott Black is a chartered architect with 25 years’ experience in the development industry and with a passion for design and the creation of sustainable new communities.
The non-executive directors act independently of management which ensures the highest standards of accountability and transparency are upheld throughout the organisation.
Richard Gregory OBE
Richard has held the roles of chair, senior independent director and non-executive director across a range of private and public sectors. Currently Richard is also Chair of the specialist lender Together Personal Finance Ltd. Former roles include Senior Advisor to Virgin Money PLC, Senior Independent Director and Risk Committee Chair of the Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG PLC) and Chair of the Yorkshire Bank Pension Trust.
Most recently, Graham was Global Head of Equities at Janus Henderson Investors. Prior to joining Janus Henderson in 2005 as Head of UK Equities, Graham was with Threadneedle Investments, and he spent 13 years at INVESCO Asset Management as a UK Fund Manager and Co-Head of Investment.
Senior Independent Director
Graham’s executive career was with Nationwide Building Society, during which he held a number of Senior Executive positions. He was also the Managing Director of a Nationwide subsidiary company, which was a large private landlord and property owning vehicle. He was Chair of Council of Mortgage Lenders in Scotland and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Regina is Chair of the Low Carbon Contracts Company and the Electricity Settlement Company, which play a critical role in the delivery of the UK’s clean, sustainable, affordable energy goals. She is also a Director of Lucerna Partners, a consultancy specialising in public policy, economic regulation and competition and consumer policy and a non-executive Director of Motor Fuel Group, the largest independent forecourt operator in the UK.
Angela currently works for a global insurance company and heads up the Firm’s Finance team within the Europe Asset Management division. Prior to joining, she worked as the EMEA Controller for Custody & Securities Lending (WSS) in JP Morgan Chase and before that worked as a Client Financial Management Specialist (Oil & Gas sector) in Accenture.
A Chartered Accountant, Michael is an experienced Executive and Non-Executive Director with experience across property and housing. Formerly Chief Financial Officer of the FTSE250 regeneration specialist St Modwen Properties plc and of the support service provider May Gurney Integrated Services plc, Michael’s non executive roles have included a focus on social housing.
Richard is presently a Non-executive Director at Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust and a Governor at Motability. Having trained as an auditor with KPMG, he continues in that field as an Independent External member of the Audit, Risk & Assurance Committee of the National Audit Office, whilst also working as a Principal Enterprise Fellow at Southampton Business School.