Hayley Selway has been appointed as chief executive. Hayley joins us from the post she held since 2016 at Taff Housing Association, where she was responsible for landlord services, development, tenant engagement, partnerships and repairs. She was also in charge of asset management and compliance, HR and organisational development. Prior to that she spent three years as head of housing, community safety and building services at Vale of Glamorgan Council. Before that she was assistant director of housing and communities at Tai Calon Community Housing with responsibilities that included community investment.
Corporate Director – Central Services
Brian Pickett is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, having qualified in 1994 and more recently obtained an exective MBA from Warwick Business School. He has worked across the public and private sectors, including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Standard Chartered Bank, the Audit Commission, National Audit Office and Welsh Government.
He joins CCHA from Rhondda Housing Association, where he has been finance director since 2015. While at Welsh Government he was the Head of Innovative Funding for Housing and Regeneration and oversaw the implementation of the Welsh Housing Bond with M&G Investments and a new revenue funding stream to deliver 1000, new affordable homes across Wales.
Corporate Director – Assets & Property
Jonathan Jones joined CCHA in October 2019. Jonny has worked in the housing sector since 2010 and held senior positions within the Property Team at Taff Housing Association, before moving to CCHA as our Director of Assets & Property.
Prior to working at Taff Housing, Jonny completed secondments at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and other Non-Governmental Organisations during Military Service.
Jonny’s Property Team has been responsible for the mobilisation of the in house repairs team and achieving “substantial assurance” across all areas of Landlord Compliance in an internal audit in 2020.
He works with colleagues across Wales in the Community Housing Cymru network on the Safety and Fire Safety Groups as well as being part of the Carbon Literacy Cartrefi Cymru Consortium.
Corporate Director – People and Places
Liz has over 20 years experience working in social housing sector within local authorities and registered social landlords. She has worked as a senior leader at Bron Afon Community Housing for 8 years and has experience of providing leadership, change management and strategic direction covering a full range of housing related services and community engagement and development. Liz is passionate about improving customer experience and improving outcomes for people living in Wales.