Board Members

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

– Mahatma Gandhi

Board Members

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.

 

John Howes - Chief Executive

Chief Executive of the Association since 2001.

John Emerson - Board and Audit Committee Member

Retired Local Authority Senior Officer as a Project Manager in construction design, maintenance, improvement and development.

Jean Pearce - Board Member

Jean is a retired civil servant who is passionate about social justice and human rights. She currently works part time in Administration and  represents clients in tribunal cases. She also volunteers as a listener with the Samaritans. As a Board Member she has a special interest in all things that affect tenants and staff members of Lincs Rural.

Bob Culliford - Deputy Chairman and Audit Committee Member

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

Robert Anderson - Board Member and Audit Committee Chairman

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

John Land - Board Member

Recently retired from a career in banking, where he was responsible in his last role as Branch Manager for Handelsbanken for all lending, customer service, staff development and performance.

Michael Bann - Board Member

Having just completed a BA (Hons) degree course in Business Studies, Michael is now continuing his studies at Lincoln University by working towards his Masters in Governance.

David Bruce - Tenant Board and Audit Committee Member

David is the Community Outreach Worker at the New Life Centre in Spilsby. He is experienced in working in management, youth work, mental health and SEN support, debt management and mentoring.

Sally Cowling - Independent Audit Committee Member

Sally is a 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.

Professor Jeffrey Ridley - Board Member

Professor Ridley is a Chartered Secretary and a Fellow of the CIIA. He has extensive knowledge of  corporate governance, quality management and practical experience in all forms of auditing practices.

Drew Cook - Board Member

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.

Xenia Stredwick - Board Member

Experienced auditor and previous Audit Committee Member at Lincs Rural. Captain / Assistant Regimental Administration Officer in the Army Reserve, responsible for the audit of public and service funds.

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