Communications Standing Group

The Federation’s national Communications Standing Group exists to facilitate discussion around strategic communications in the sector and to support and advise the Federation on its communications, campaigns and influencing work.

Initially, this new group will focus primarily on supporting the Owning our Future project and working with communications professionals across the sector on developing and embedding a new narrative for housing associations.

Members of the group

  • Mario Ambrosi, Head of Policy and Communications, Anchor
  • Sharon Appleby, Head of Marketing and Communications, Gentoo Group 
  • Melissa Barber, Head of Communications, Knightstone
  • Joanna Charlton, Group Communications Manager/Placeshapers, Shepherds Bush HG
  • Paul Fawcett, Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing, One Housing
  • Tim Frier, Corporate Marketing Director, Places for People
  • Charley Gibbons, Director of Strategy and Communication, Orbit
  • Rachel Harrison, Head of Communications, Octavia
  • Lisa Morris, Head of Communications, Amicus Horizon
  • Rob Morritt, Head of Public Affairs, Home Group
  • Rosie Park, Head of Corporate Communications, Aster Group
  • Chenoa Parr, Head of Marketing and Communications, Symphony Housing Group
  • Stephen Russell, Head of Communications and Research Intelligence, Midland Heart
  • Claire Sims, Director of Communications, Sovereign
  • Mel Toomey, Head of Marketing and Communications, Hastoe Group
  • Rachael Trezise, Head of Communications, Saffron Housing Group
  • Kevin Williams, Director of Asset Strategy, The Guinness Partnership