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

  • 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
  • Nathan Mallows, Director of Finance & ICT, Coastline Housing
  • 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
  • Sarah Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Anchor Hanover
  • Shaeen Azam, Executive Director of Finance, Incommunities
download View the group's terms of reference

Who to speak to

John Butler, Policy Leader