Board Members

“You must be the change you want to see in the world”

– Mahatma Gandhi

Lesley Robinson - Chairman

Retired solicitor (Partner) who specialised in Housing. Additional experience in voluntary work, as a Board Member for the Lincoln and District Citizens Advice Bureau and a Community Panel Member for the Youth Justice Service.



Rachael Fullwood- Chief Executive

Chief Executive of the Association since 2021.



Bob Culliford - Deputy Chairman

Retired MD of a commercial property developer and former manager of a construction company.



Robert Anderson - Board Member and Audit Committee Chairman

Audit Partner at Streets LLP, working on internal and external audits.




Drew Cook - Board Member, Remuneration Committee Chairman and Audit and Risk Committee Member

Former director of ICT at the University of Lincoln. Responsible for the delivery of ICT and audio visual services to students and staff of the University. Also, Chair of the Board of Trustees for UCISA, a member-led professional body for digital practitioners within education.



Sally Lewis - Independent Audit Committee Member and Deputy Audit and Risk Committee Chair

Former lecturer at the Lincoln International Business School. She has extensive experience working at a Leadership level, including Head of Finance Nottinghamshire Police and Head of Business Partnering Nottinghamshire Police.



Hugh Unwin - Board Member

Led and delivered a range of ICT projects for Housing Associations, including Saffron Housing in Suffolk and Yorkshire Housing. Also a Non-Executive Director of a local educational charity, and a qualified foster carer.



Nicholas Doyle - Board Member

Over thirty years experience in the social housing sector in a wide range of positions. An experienced Non-Executive Director,  first appointment in 2007 : since then, has worked with a number of organisations including a successful start-up, a national charity and an organisation that had been in operation for 30 years.



Alex Fury - Board Member

Leads and manages the Assets & Growth Team and has substantial experience within the sector and its associated delivery functions having worked in Housing Management, Development and a senior Leadership capacity. Experience includes working within Social Housing, Private Developer and Local Authority.



Christopher Renison - Board Member

Currently Executive Director for a UK health charity, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the charity’s people activities, including human resources, equality diversity & inclusion, workforce development and Internal Communications. Leads major cultural change programmes and have executive responsibility for estate and facility management and oversight of business continuity planning and crisis management.



Kevin Hornsby - Board Member and Operations Committee

Leads a directorate of 180 colleagues and a key member of the executive team managing 10,000 homes across North Lincolnshire. Responsible for Customer Services and all landlord services including income, lettings, tenancy support and tenancy management.



Christine Paxton - Board Member and Operations Committee

Member of the Leadership Team at Karbon Homes, a housing association based in the North East of England. Responsible for brand, reputation management, strategic internal and external communications, transformation and culture change projects alongside growth, innovation, and business development.



John Baker - Independent Audit & Risk Committee

Has worked in global audit and accountancy firms, leading fraud & corruption prevention and investigation teams. Working with a variety of housing clients including London boroughs (Lambeth, Westminster and Southwark), plus many registered social landlords and property maintenance & management companies.



Jonathan Lovelle - Independent Operations Committee

A Consultant for Hello Minster providing strategic consultancy service for the UKs property sector.


Clare Harrington - Independent Operations Committee Member and Deputy Operations Committee Chair

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