Connex Leadership Advisory Board

Representing a wide range of industries and backgrounds, the Connex Leadership Advisory Board is a group of top-level executives and thought leaders who have volunteered to help foster productive conversations around the key issues facing organisations and leaders in the sector. Throughout the year, they will share their perspectives with members and advise on trends, debates and emerging themes shaping the housing and not-for-profit sectors.

The group includes:  

David Blower

David Blower  

Executive Director Corporate Services at Stonewater

James Caspell

Fellow – Chartered Institute of Housing 

Donna Cezair  

Chief Executive Officer at First Choice Homes Oldham  

Denise Fowler  

Chief Executive at Women’s Pioneer Housing

David McQuade

Chief Executive Officer at Flagship Housing Group

Alison Muir

Executive Director Housing Services
St Mungo’s

Hakeem Osinaike

Director of Housing at Brent Council


Argiri Papathos

Independent Consultant – Governance, Strategy & Change

Sarah Thomas

Chief Operating Officer, Catalyst Housing