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

  • Michelle Allott, Group Director of Finance, Together Housing Group
  • David Armstrong, Chief Financial Officer, Flagship Group
  • Steven Brook, Chief Executive, Harrogate Housing Association
  • Matt Cooper, Tax and Treasury Director, Places for People
  • Philip Day, Group Finance Director, Guinness Partnership
  • Paul Edwards, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer, CHP
  • Phil Elvy, Executive Director of Finance, Great Places Housing Group Limited
  • Robert Griffiths, Chief Financial Officer, Longhurst Group
  • Susan Hickey, Chair, Westmoreland Supported Housing Association
  • Nasreen Hussain, Director of Finance and Resources, Soha Housing
  • Nathan Mallows, Director of Finance & ICT, Coastline Housing
  • Paul Weston, Chief Financial Officer, Housing and Care 21
  • James Walder, Executive Director of Finance & Business Support, North Star Housing Group Ltd
  • David Harris, Group Finance Director, Trident Group
  • Sarah Smith,Chief Financial Officer, Optivo
download View the group's terms of reference

Who to speak to

John Butler, Policy Leader