Four new members have been appointed to the Board of Homes England, the government’s housing accelerator.
Mark Rennison, Olivia Scanlon, Sadie Morgan and Vanessa Murden join the Homes England Board with immediate effect, increasing its gender diversity and boosting its resilience; taking its non-executive members from six to 10.
Mark Rennison is the Finance Director for Nationwide Building Society. He said of his appointment: “I am delighted to join the Homes England Board and look forward to helping to deliver a sustainable strategy for the creation of more high-quality affordable housing across the country.”
Olivia Scanlon is the Chief Operating Officer at Orchard Global Asset Management LLP. Of joining the Homes England Board, she said: “Homes England has an incredibly forward looking, innovative approach to addressing the country’s affordable housing shortage and I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to be involved.”
Sadie Morgan is a founding director of architectural practice RMM. She commented: “As part of the Board’s agenda to build more sustainable and high-quality houses, my energy will be focused on delivering homes for people and places. I understand how vital the role of Homes England is to help house our nation, and I am committed to ensuring we do so and to deliver a quality of life everyone deserves.”
Vanessa Murden is the Chief Operating Officer for Lloyds Banking Group’s retail division. She said: “I’m looking forward to joining the Homes England Board and working with the team to grow access to affordable housing.”