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Peter Waugh (Chair) – Peter is a former Director of Huntsman Pigments. He now works as a Consultant in the global chemical industry and as an Industrial Tutor at Durham University
Margaret Smith (Deputy Chair) – is a retired housing professional.
Anna Urbanowicz (Chair of Risk and Audit Committee) – Anna is a Chartered Accountant and has worked all her career in the private sector. Anna is Group Director of Internal Controls at Esh Group.
Jason Ridley (Deputy Chair of Risk and Audit Committee) – Jason is currently Director of Finance and IT with Leeds Federated Housing Association
Paul Craggs – Paul is a former Commercial Manager for Shepherd Construction, he is now a Construction Consultant and owner of a property letting company in Darlington.
Anne Worrall-Davies – Anne worked in young people’s mental health services as a Consultant Psychiatrist and now holds a number of Clinical Advisor and Non-Executive Director roles across the North of England.
David Lyall – David is the recently retired Chief Information Officer with the Regulator, Homes England.
Claire Warren – Claire is currently Chief Executive of Pickering and Ferens Homes.
Mark Thompson – Mark is semi-retired running his own HR consultancy. Prior to this Mark was a HR Director in the retail sector, professional services and most recently in Education.
Graeme Allison (Independent member of Risk and Audit Committee) – Graeme is an experienced Corporate Banking Director and was the Head of Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics division at Barclays. Other responsibilities have included Customer Satisfaction and Risk & Governance.