The Board of the A2Dominion Group steers and directs the activities of the organisation.
Members of the Board are chosen to ensure a broad cross section of skills and experience within the housing sector.
Derek has over 30 years’ experience in the housing sector and significant knowledge of social housing finance and governance. A former director of the HACAS Group Plc and Tribal Treasury Services, Derek is currently a non-executive director of a number of quoted and private companies. He is a voluntary director of charities Homeless International, the London Housing Federation and a trustee of the Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Tez Cook is a Group Board member and A2Dominion resident with five years’ involvement with the organisation. He is also the elected Chair of A2Dominion’s Customer Services Committee. Previously Tez was a representative on A2 Housing’s Resident Executive Group (South) and the founding member of Winchester Residents Forum, which is now A2Dominon’s South Central Forum. Tez currently works at Hampshire County Council in its Drug and Alcohol Action Team.
Susan works in public sector governance and has also held executive board director posts within the NHS. She currently advises the Surrey & Sussex Strategic Health Authority. Susan is a member of the Certified Institute of Public Sector Accountants.
Brenda has worked in the banking industry, including the retail, wholesale and investment sectors. She is now a director of a small management consultancy firm, in addition to being a self-employed management consultant specialising in the financial sector with an emphasis on strategy and risk.
Andy has worked in the housing sector for more than 20 years, with experience spanning engineering, senior management and consultancy roles. He currently runs his own company, Bespoke Property Group, providing consultancy services on affordable housing to government departments, developers, registered social landlords and local authorities.
David has worked in the social housing sector at both local and central government levels, most recently with the London Borough of Lewisham. He now operates his own housing consultancy and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Alethea has worked in social housing governance for over a decade. She currently leads Blackfriars Investments’ Structured Finance department where her role includes property-related transactions, management buy-outs and acquisition finance.
David is a chartered accountant with over 25 years’ experience in international taxation, mergers and acquisitions. David worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Standard Chartered Bank and UBS during his City career. In 2006 he became a councillor for the London Borough of Wandsworth.