Joanne Oak, Group Chief Executive

Joanne is a qualified accountant with over 20 years of experience in senior leadership roles across the public and third sectors.

She previously worked as the Director of Strategy and Corporate Services at Social Care Wales, a care and support organisation.

Jo is also a passionate Board member of Bron Afon Community Housing, Bridgend College, and a Trustee for Building Communities Trust.

She joined us in May 2020.

Darrin Davies
Darrin Davies, Executive Director of Development and Growth

Darrin is a Chartered Surveyor with nearly 30 years experience in both private and public sector asset management.

And 25 years of housing experience including new developments, procurement, and health and safety services for Family Housing Association (Wales) Ltd.

He joined us in April 2017.

David Clapham, Executive Director of Finance and Corporate Services

David is a qualified accountant with a degree in Civil Engineering and 25 years of experience across a range of business disciplines.

He has previously worked in senior leadership roles in the construction, building materials, manufacturing, electronics and defence sectors.

He joined us in May 2022.

Emma Howells
Emma Howells, Executive Director of Housing, Communities and Customers

Emma has worked in the housing sector in both Wales and England for over 20 years, she has held leadership roles in Trivallis, United Welsh, and the London Borough of Camden, delivering a range of housing-related services.

Emma has a special interest in customers’ voices, restorative working, and innovative service design.

She joined us in January 2020.