The Resilient Leader: Why be a CEO in Housing’s Current Climate?
Chief Executive, VIVID
Mark became Chief Executive of south of England housing association VIVID from his role as Chief Executive of Sentinel and previously as Group Commercial Director at Affinity Sutton, now Clarion. Mark’s well known in the sector with over 25 years of experience in housing and is a key business figure in the south of England and beyond. He has a strong commercial background and a master’s degree in business administration. Mark is Chair of the National Housing Federation’s South East Sounding Board, Chair of Business South’s Housing Group and a non-executive director at McCarthy & Stone (Shared Ownership). Prior to this, he was the senior independent director at Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Chief Executive, Tuntum Housing Association
Chief Executive, RHP
Sarah has 12 years’ experience in the housing sector at Executive level building on a career in the commercial sector including 8 years at a senior level at Eurostar. Sarah’s roles have covered a wide range of business activities including strategic planning, transformation, operations, customer service and corporate services. Her expertise and passion still very much lie in her customer experience and transformation background. Sarah has led on successful customer and digital change programmes in G15 housing providers, led large teams to achieve top performance and revitalised Eurostar’s approach to service through the introduction of an award-winning branded customer experience. Sarah has also been a non-executive director and on the panel of advisors for the Housing Ombudsman.
Director, New Street Consulting Group
Sarah leads the social housing practice at NSCG where she connects her clients with flexible talent that helps deliver substantive and sustainable change; shaping their organisations for the changing requirements of the customer base. As a business psychologist with over 20 years’ experience, she works closely with clients to find and develop the right people to drive business outcomes.
Date: 25 April 2024
Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Venue: Central London
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