Prima Common Board

Alison Ramsey   Alison is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development. She is a Member of the Common Board and is Chair of Prima’s People & Remuneration Committee.

Alison Ramsey

Alison is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development. She is a Member of the Common Board and is Chair of Prima’s People & Remuneration Committee.

Glen Lewis (Group Vice-Chair)   Glen spent over 25 years in the Social Housing Sector latterly as Director of Housing for an RSL in the West Midlands, and has been a Board Director within the sector for over 10 years. Glen is currently UK Account Director at Mobysoft Systems, using his housing and IT skills to benefit a wide range of social housing customers. Glen is our Board’s Vice-Chair.

Glen Lewis (Group Vice-Chair)

Glen spent over 25 years in the Social Housing Sector latterly as Director of Housing for an RSL in the West Midlands, and has been a Board Director within the sector for over 10 years. Glen is currently UK Account Director at Mobysoft Systems, using his housing and IT skills to benefit a wide range of social housing customers. Glen is our Board’s Vice-Chair.

Richard Woolfall   Richard is a Chartered surveyor. He is a member of the RICS with over 10 years of senior management experience in social housing. Richard is a member of the Common Board.

Richard Woolfall

Richard is a Chartered surveyor. He is a member of the RICS with over 10 years of senior management experience in social housing. Richard is a member of the Common Board.

James Boyd (Common board chair)   James is Chief Executive of Stanton Fisher, a financial services business. He was the Chair of Weaver Vale Housing Trust and is a member of another Housing Association. James is the chair of the Common board.

James Boyd (Common board chair)

James is Chief Executive of Stanton Fisher, a financial services business. He was the Chair of Weaver Vale Housing Trust and is a member of another Housing Association. James is the chair of the Common board.

 
Tony Dunne   Tony has over 35 years experience in Housing Associations across the North West. His roles and responsibilities have been varied, including Chief Executive, Group Director and Managing Director, involving a spectrum of working environments from general housing needs, supported housing and commercial residential accommodation. Recently, Tony has become actively involved in the private sector in developing and promoting digital solutions to property compliance and safety. He is also a fellow of the Charted Institute of Housing, and a member of the Group People & Remuneration Committee.

Tony Dunne

Tony has over 35 years experience in Housing Associations across the North West. His roles and responsibilities have been varied, including Chief Executive, Group Director and Managing Director, involving a spectrum of working environments from general housing needs, supported housing and commercial residential accommodation. Recently, Tony has become actively involved in the private sector in developing and promoting digital solutions to property compliance and safety. He is also a fellow of the Charted Institute of Housing, and a member of the Group People & Remuneration Committee.

We also have: Barry Callow, Janet Hale, Kiera Vogel, Paula Roberts and Robert Young who have recently joined Prima’s common board. Images and biography’s will be posted in the coming weeks.

Marcus Evans   Marcus is Director of Governance at the Sovini Group. He has a BSc Hons Degree in Governance and has 12 years experience of working within housing at a senior management level. Prior to this he has 15 years experience working for a number of Local Authorities. Marcus also acts as company secretary for a number of companies and is a governor at a Liverpool primary school. Marcus is a member of the People & Remuneration Committee.

Marcus Evans

Marcus is Director of Governance at the Sovini Group. He has a BSc Hons Degree in Governance and has 12 years experience of working within housing at a senior management level. Prior to this he has 15 years experience working for a number of Local Authorities. Marcus also acts as company secretary for a number of companies and is a governor at a Liverpool primary school. Marcus is a member of the People & Remuneration Committee.

 

Prima Commercial Board

John Ghader   John reports directly to the Prima Group Board and has overall responsibility for delivering the Group’s Corporate Strategy, and is accountable for Prima Group, Pierhead Housing Association, Leasowe Community Homes and Pierhead Commercial.

John Ghader

John reports directly to the Prima Group Board and has overall responsibility for delivering the Group’s Corporate Strategy, and is accountable for Prima Group, Pierhead Housing Association, Leasowe Community Homes and Pierhead Commercial.

Maggie Sparks   Maggie has 40 years experience in Housing Development and Management. Her career commenced at Merseyside Improved Houses (now Riverside). She retired after 20 years as Chief Executive, from Family Housing Association in Birkenhead. Maggie is former Board Member and former Chair of PHA and was elected Chair of Wirral Partnership Homes (now Magenta Living), when transfer of the housing stock took place from Wirral Borough Council. She was also a Founding Trustee of Port Sunlight Village Trust and became Chair in 2007, a position she currently holds. Maggie is Chair of the Commercial Board.

Maggie Sparks

Maggie has 40 years experience in Housing Development and Management. Her career commenced at Merseyside Improved Houses (now Riverside). She retired after 20 years as Chief Executive, from Family Housing Association in Birkenhead. Maggie is former Board Member and former Chair of PHA and was elected Chair of Wirral Partnership Homes (now Magenta Living), when transfer of the housing stock took place from Wirral Borough Council. She was also a Founding Trustee of Port Sunlight Village Trust and became Chair in 2007, a position she currently holds. Maggie is Chair of the Commercial Board.

Chris Heath   Chris is a Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years experience in construction, property and development, across a range of market sectors both in the UK and abroad.

Chris Heath

Chris is a Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years experience in construction, property and development, across a range of market sectors both in the UK and abroad.

 
Richard Woolfall   Richard is a Chartered Surveyor & Asset Director at Your Housing Group. He is a member of the RICS with over 10 years of senior management experience in social housing. Richard is a member of the Group Board, Commercial Board and is Chair of Prima’s Customer Service & Performance Committee.

Richard Woolfall

Richard is a Chartered Surveyor & Asset Director at Your Housing Group. He is a member of the RICS with over 10 years of senior management experience in social housing. Richard is a member of the Group Board, Commercial Board and is Chair of Prima’s Customer Service & Performance Committee.

Karen Beddow   Karen is a commercial property litigation lawyer and was in commercial practice for 15 years. Karen is currently practicing law part-time, whilst progressing a career in travel and marketing. Karen has experience of chairing a Board of trustees and was previously a member of two other Boards, both in the care industry. Karen is particularly focused on risk and dispute resolution, and ensuring that problems that may occur are considered before they do. Karen is a member of the Commercial Board and sits on Prima’s ODG committee.

Karen Beddow

Karen is a commercial property litigation lawyer and was in commercial practice for 15 years. Karen is currently practicing law part-time, whilst progressing a career in travel and marketing. Karen has experience of chairing a Board of trustees and was previously a member of two other Boards, both in the care industry. Karen is particularly focused on risk and dispute resolution, and ensuring that problems that may occur are considered before they do. Karen is a member of the Commercial Board and sits on Prima’s ODG committee.