Our Group Board

Caroline Corby

Caroline became Chair of One Housing on 3 August 2020 having been a Board Member since 2018. She took on the role of Vice Chair of the Riverside Group (parent of One Housing Group) on 1 December 2021. She sits on the Riverside Group’s Governance and Remuneration Committee which advises both the parent and subsidiary boards on governance and remuneration matters. Caroline worked in the City for 13 years specialising in private equity. She has served on a number of private and public sector boards across a range of industries and services.

Julie Price

Julie is the highly respected leader in IT and Transformation and currently works as Chief Operating Officer at Igale Limited. She brings significant brand and customer engagement expertise. Prior to her current role, Julie has been Chief Transformation Officer for retailer The Entertainer and worked for a number of high profile companies, including White Stuff, Ann Summers, TJX and Mars Group.

Richard Hill, Group Chief Executive Officer

Richard has been leading the organisation since 2017. When he arrived, he led on the co-creation of our current corporate plan in consultation with residents and staff. To assist in our ability to deliver our corporate plan objectives and ensure staff have the right tools and resources to do an excellent job, he also initiated a modernisation programme for the organisation.

Stewart Davenport

Stewart recently retired as Managing Director of Lovell Partnerships Ltd. He is a very experienced development and construction professional, having overseen a development pipeline of around 3,000 homes every year for Lovell.

Alex Jones

Alex is Operations Manager at Bath and West Community Energy (BWCE), a community-owned enterprise that develops local renewable energy schemes to reduce carbon emissions. Prior to joining BWCE, she ran her own successful business for a decade, providing immersive academic summer courses for international students at Colombia’s top universities. She currently serves as a Trustee of Children Change Colombia, a UK-based charity that defends the rights of children at risk in Colombia.

Sandra Skeete

Sandra has over 30 years’ experience in the social housing sector and is Chief Executive Officer at Octavia.Prior to her role at Octavia, Sandra held the roles of Interim Chief Executive at City West Homes and Executive Director, Housing at Peabody. Sandra has operated at Director level and above since 1997 when she became Chief Executive of Refugee Housing Association. She spent two years as Director of Customer Services, City West Homes (2005-07), before joining Peabody as Director of Customer Services.

Chyrel Brown, Chief Operating Officer

Chyrel leads on key operational areas of the business including property, housing and repairs. Since joining us in July 2019, Chyrel has made some important changes to our teams to improve our responsiveness and the services we provide, and ensure that we deliver excellent customer service.

Lee Gibson

Lee is a Senior Director at Newbridge Advisors LLP providing advisory work across the housing sector. Prior to that, he was Executive Director of Finance at Bromford Housing Association and a Divisional Finance and Commercial Director at Serco Group Plc. Lee brings with him a wealth of experience in delivering better services for less.

Yvonne Arrowsmith

Yvonne has worked in the Social Housing sector for the past 30 years, prior to which she was a Nurse.  She has carried out many roles including Chief Executive Officer of East Thames Housing and Saffron Housing Trust, Group Director of Operations for Family Mosaic, and Group Supported Housing Director.

Pauline Davis

Appointed as a One Housing Group Board Member on 1 December 2021. Pauline is also a member and Vice-Chair of the Riverside Group Board and a member of the Group Development Committee. She has a real passion for regeneration and place shaping.

Ingrid Fife

Appointed as an OHGL Board Member on 1 December 2021.Ingrid is also a member of the Riverside Group Board which is the Parent of One Housing Group & is Chair at Yorkshire Housing.