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

The Chair is Stephen Teagle, Chief Executive, Countryside Partnerships. 

The Deputy Chairs are Jamie Ratcliff, Chief Communities & Sustainability Officer, Sovereign Network Group, and Katie Saunders, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

When vacancies occur, each member organisation will be invited to vote.

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


Main Board Members – October 2023

Developers/Housebuilders and Contractors

Helen Rieman, Business Growth Director, Wates Residential

Stephen Teagle, Chief Executive, Countryside Partnerships, and Chair, The Housing Forum

Housing Providers

Rebecca Bennett-Casserly, Corporate Director of Development, whg

Guy Burnett, Executive Director of Development, Metropolitan Thames Valley

Angela Wood, Deputy Executive Director Development, Peabody  


Phil Henry, Built Environment Director, Genuit Group

Kirsty Lambert, Business Development Director, Switch2

Dean Wincott, Managing Director, Langley

Specialist Consultants

Mash Halai, Chairman, John Rowan & Partners

Katie Saunders, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

Kaye Stout, Partner, Pollard Thomas Edwards


William Cornall, Councils Network Chair

Mike De’Ath, Partner, HTA Design

Hayley Hayes, Futures Network Chair

Jamie Ratcliff, Chief Communities & Sustainability Officer at Sovereign Network Group and Deputy Chair, The Housing Forum

Andy Tookey, Managing Partner, Baily Garner

NHBC Board Representatives

Mehban Chowdery, Regional Director, London, NHBC

Tim Reid, Customer Relationship Director, NHBC


Tom Chance, Chief Executive, National CLT Network

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

Natalie Daniels, Assistant Director for Housing, Greater London Authority

Jane Owen, Stakeholder Engagement and Market Intelligence, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Robert Stone, Director of Technical Excellence, Homes England

Chair: Stephen Teagle Chief Executive - Countryside Partnerships
Deputy Chair: Katie Saunders Partner - Trowers & Hamlins LLP
Deputy Chair: Jamie Ratcliff Chief Communities and Sustainability Officer - Sovereign Network Group
Helen Rieman Business Growth Director - Wates Residential
Rebecca Bennett Casserly Corporate Director of Development - whg
Guy Burnett Executive Director of Development - Development, Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing

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