Finance Policy Advisory Group

This key national group exists as an expert panel providing senior finance specialist input to NHF policy development and discussion. Finance policy areas include:

  • Accounting, audit and financial reporting standards.
  • Treasury.
  • Investment.
  • Rents and rent structuring.
  • Taxation.
  • Risk management and insurance.
  • Financial regulation.
  • Financial viability.
  • Pensions.

The members of the Finance Policy Advisory Group have written a series of articles sharing their views on the key issues affecting housing associations – read their views here.

Group members

  • Sarah Jones, Chief Executive, Anchor Hanover Group
  • Julian Pearce, Chief Financial Officer, bpha
  • Paul Edwards, Chief Executive, CHP
  • Nathan Mallows, Director of Finance, People and Change, Coastline Housing
  • Steve Aleppo, Executive Director of Finance and Governance, Eastlight Community Homes
  • Shaeen Azam, Director of Finance and IT, Golden Lane Housing 
  • Phil Elvy, Executive Director of Finance, Great Places Housing Group Limited
  • Philip Day, Group Finance Director, Guinness Partnership
  • Steven Brook, Chief Executive, Harrogate Housing Association
  • Robert Griffiths, Deputy Chief Executive & Chief Financial Officer, Longhurst Group
  • James Walder, Executive Director of Finance and Business Support, North Star Housing Group Ltd
  • Matt Cooper, Tax and Treasury Director, Places for People
  • Sarah Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Southern Housing
  • David Harris, Group Finance Director, Trident Group
  • Kal Kay, Chief Financial Officer, Your Housing
download View the group's terms of reference

Who to speak to

Adam Gravely, Finance Policy Officer