Meet the St Peter’s Board Members:
Ken Hazeldene – Chair
Ken Hazeldene has extensive experience in social housing management within both local authorities and housing associations. Ken is a retired Justice of the Peace but remains active in community-based projects.
He is Chair of North Worcestershire Independent Advisory Group for West Mercia Police Service and is Co-Chair of the Strategic Independent Advisory Group. Ken is also a Trustee of St Peters Urban Village Trust and was the former Chair of North Worcestershire Hate Incident Partnership.
Lisa Barnes – Vice-Chair
Lisa Barnes is the co-founder of Fractal Edge, a successful technology company and is a co-founding partner of an organisation developing innovative renewable energy technology. She also heads up the strategy and business development for a German zero waste technology company.
Lisa has previous board member and extensive experience as a director in business and community development plus stakeholder management.
She was a Trustee of the Tabernacle Trust (an award-winning charitable organisation) where she helped raise over £5m to refurbish a building as a multi-purpose community arts centre.
Local-born Faisal Nasim is a chartered accountant and has worked in various roles across investment banking, private banking and wealth management. He has extensive experience in working with Boards to ensure appropriate governance arrangements & risk management practices are in place.
Faisal currently works as a Senior Risk Manager for Solihull based Secure Trust Bank where he is responsible for the design and implementation of the bank’s risk framework, operational risk capital and risk reporting.
Faisal was born and raised in Saltley and continues to maintain close ties to the local community within which St Peters is based.
Dave is currently the Director of Development & Asset Management at The Pioneer Group, which has over 2,500 homes. Dave is an Asset Management and Direct Service Delivery professional with over 20 years’ experience developing and implementing in-house, or outsourced, customer service driven solutions.
Working closely with a wide range of Stakeholders, Shareholders and Regulatory bodies, Dave is driven to deliver high quality, value for money, customer-led services. Priding himself in thinking outside of the norm, he regularly gets the best out of people through effective communication and bringing people along the journey of change.
Out of work Dave enjoys travel, walking, mountain biking and spending time with his growing family.
Mark Pinnell is Director of Property (Interim) at Dacorum Borough Council where he has worked for the last 2 years. Previously he was Executive Director of Asset Management and Development at Solihull Community Housing, where he wrote their30-year plan and associated Asset Management Strategy.
Mark has led on a several significant asset management project, throughout his career including as chair of a number of project groups, hosted tenant, and contractor events.
Alan Hamer is currently Director of Care at Queen Alexandra College, a national college for learners with disabilities which provides further education, respite and supported living for student and clients with visual impairment, autism and other disabilities. Alan is responsible for the care services and accommodation for 70 disabled young people.
He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and is currently studying for a post-grad certificate in Strategic Management & Leadership.
Jon has been working in the social housing sector for more than 10 years and during this time has held operational, strategic, and senior management positions.
Jon is currently Head of Neighbourhoods and Communities for Bromford, a Housing Association with over 46,000 homes and 110,000 tenants, with responsibility for a wide range of front-facing housing and community services. Jon has previously worked in senior positions for Aspire Housing and Solihull Community Housing.
Jon has a real passion and history for putting customers first, ensuring they are involved in key decisions that affect them.
Tansy currently holds the post of Interim Director of Housing and Customer Services at Walsall Housing Group and prior to being appointed to this post was the Income and Residential Property Manager at Walsall Housing Group, a community focused housing provider with 21,000 properties.
Tansy currently has responsibility for leading the housing and customer focussed services for the business and leads the organisation on a number of key projects aimed at mitigating the impact of the financial crisis and works collaboratively in the sector with Local Authorities and DWP to ensure tenants can sustain tenancies.
Before beginning work in the housing sector, Tansy worked in the field of supply chain at a global manufacturing brand and headed up the Customer Service Operation in the UK & Ireland.