The Executive Team

Our executive team are responsible to the Board for day-to-day and operational management of the Trust, our performance, and making sure we achieve our full potential.

Mark Howden | Interim Chief Executive

Mark joined the Trust in May 2019 from Balfour Beatty where he was head of development. He brings with him more than 20 years’ experience in urban regeneration and economic development, both public and private, working across a variety of sectors including residential development, student accommodation, education, health and infrastructure.

His role focuses on our plans for regeneration and building new homes and communities.

Mark’s experience will be particularly valuable as we realise our Five Year Plan, which is geared towards improving lives by investing and enhancing existing homes, building more homes across tenures and creating great places to live.


Julie Booker | Director of Resources

Julie joined the Trust in June 2019 from Wythenshawe Community Housing Group where she was Assistant Director of Finance.

She is a FCCA qualified accountant and has worked in finance for over 20 years working in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. In 2011, Julie made her move over to the social housing sector.

In her new role she will be responsible for the Trust's Finance, ICT, Governance and Procurement teams.

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