The Housing Forum Board leads our policy and practice. Their expertise provides unrivalled insight commercially, socially and politically.

The Chairman is Stephen Teagle, Chief Executive at Vistry Partnerships. 

The Deputy Chairs are Caroline Compton James, Director of Strategy and Communication at Osborne, and Jamie Ratcliff, Executive Director of Business Performance and Partnerships at Network Homes.

Member vacancies are notified to CEOs in each member organisation in January and a member ballot held in March.

Meetings take place in January, April, July and October.


Current Board Members

Developers/Housebuilders and Contractors 

Stephen Teagle, Chief Executive, Partnerships & Regeneration, Vistry Partnerships and Chair, The Housing Forum

Caroline Compton-James, Public Sector Director, Osborne Construction and Deputy Chair, The Housing Forum


Housing Providers 

Guy Burnett, Group Development Director, Metropolitan Thames Valley

Bob Heapy, Chief Executive, Town & Country Housing Group



Mike Fairey, Managing Director, Fusion

Steve Kite, Group Major Accounts Director, Genuit Group

Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive, Structural Timber Associates


Specialist Consultants

Mike De’Ath, Partner, HTA Design

Katie Saunders, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins



Andy Tookey, Managing Partner, Baily Garner

Jamie Ratcliff, Executive Director for Business Performance and Partnerships, Network Homes

John East, Interim Strategic Director, Winchester City Council


NHBC Board Representatives 

Mehban Chowdery, Regional Director, London, NHBC

Tim Reid, Customer Relationship Director, NHBC



Mike Melly, Construction and Technical Director, CIOB

Robert Stone Director of Technical Excellence, Homes England

Harriet Danby-Platt, Senior Marketing Engagement Manager, Homes England

Natalie Daniels, Assistant Director for Housing, Greater London Authority

Jane Owen, Senior Strategy and Policy Officer, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Tom Chance, Chief Executive, National CLT Network

Chair: Stephen Teagle Chief Executive - Vistry Partnerships
Deputy Chair: Caroline Compton-James Public Sector Director - Construction, Osborne
Deputy Chair: Jamie Ratcliff Executive Director - Network Homes
Tom Chance Joint Chief Executive - National CLT Network
Andrew Carpenter Chief Executive - Structural Timber Association
Mike De’Ath Partner - HTA Design LLP

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