Thames Valley Housing appoints new Chair

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David Clayton S for webDavid Clayton-Smith  has been appointed new Chair of Thames Valley Housing Association. His term as Chair began on July 18th, 2014.

TVH CEO, Geeta Nanda, said: “David brings a wealth of private sector customer-oriented experience at executive level and non-executive experience in the public, private, charity and healthcare sectors. His expertise will be vital in helping us meet the opportunities and challenges ahead.”

David said, “I’m delighted to be joining such an innovative and forward thinking organisation at such an exciting time and I am look forward to contributing to the success of the Association into the future.

David currently holds a portfolio of non-executive appointments with Fairtrade International, Frimley Park Hospital and the Academic Health Science Network. He is also the Joint Founder & Director of Andrum Ltd (consulting for entrepreneurial business).

Prior to developing his non-executive portfolio David spent 25 years in a variety of executive roles including The Foundation, Halfords, Boots the Chemist, Do It All and Courage.

David replaces John Garrity, who steps down after 12 years of service on the TVHA board, including three years as Chair.


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Thames Valley Housing is based in Twickenham, West London and delivers housing for a wide range of people. Founded in 1966, the association manages and administers over 14,500 properties in London, Middlesex, Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire and Sussex, and has over 433 properties under construction. Thames Valley Housing aims to meet the aspirations of all our customers and residents, helping them to get the home they want or need at the outset, providing further opportunities to move or buy later should they wish.  It provides affordable rented homes, HomeBuy, market rent and key worker accommodation, including the staff accommodation for eight NHS Trusts.


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