Cardiff Community Housing Association (CCHA) has appointed experienced social housing development professional, Gareth Davies, as its new Director of Development.

CCHA’s Chief Executive Hayley Selway said: “I am so pleased that we were able to attract Gareth to join us.  He is an exceptional senior manager, and will bring new and creative ideas to the organisation to help bring much-needed affordable homes for our communities across Cardiff.  He will play a key role in providing a first class service across the business to fulfil our ambitious corporate strategy, and will help to make CCHA an organisation that tenants, the community and staff can be proud of.

“It’s clear that Gareth shares CCHA’s community-based values and vision and he will be a tremendous addition to the team as we continue to deal with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.”

Gareth said of his new role: “I am delighted and thrilled to be joining CCHA as their Director of Development.  The need to provide high quality affordable homes is more pressing than ever.  There are so many challenges facing housing delivery at this time.  I know that CCHA, with its record of delivery and rich history of community engagement will be well placed to address these head on.  I am very much looking forward to being part of the CCHA team and to utilise my skills, experience and knowledge to benefit the organisation”.


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About Gareth Davies

Gareth is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.  He is an experienced Project Manager and senior leader, and has delivered affordable housing and urban regeneration schemes in a career spanning over 25 years working for the Housing Association sector.  Gareth worked in Manchester and London on a wide array of projects, before returning to his native Wales in 2006.  He has worked to deliver key low carbon projects and has been instrumental in bringing forward off-site manufacturing delivery to sites in South Wales.