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Four new members appointed to Homes England’s Board

Mark Rennison, Olivia Scanlon, Sadie Morgan and Vanessa Murden join the Homes England Board.

Four new members have been appointed to the Board of Homes England, the government’s housing accelerator.

Mark Rennison, Olivia Scanlon, Sadie Morgan and Vanessa Murden join the Homes England Board with immediate effect, increasing its gender diversity and boosting its resilience; taking its non-executive members from 6 to 10.

Mark Rennison is the Finance Director for Nationwide Building Society. He recently said of his appointment:

I am delighted to join the Homes England Board and look forward to helping to deliver a sustainable strategy for the creation of more high-quality affordable housing across the country.

Olivia Scanlon is the Chief Operating Officer at Orchard Global Asset Management LLP. Of joining the Homes England Board, she recently said:

Homes England has an incredibly forward looking, innovative approach to addressing the country’s affordable housing shortage and I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to be involved.

Sadie Morgan is a founding director of architectural practice dRMM. She recently commented:

As part of the Board’s agenda to build more sustainable and high-quality houses, my energy will be focused on delivering homes for people and places. I understand how vital the role of Homes England is to help house our nation, and I am committed to ensuring we do so and to deliver a quality of life everyone deserves.

Vanessa Murden is the Chief Operating Officer for Lloyds Banking Group’s retail division. She recently said:

I’m looking forward to joining the Homes England Board and working with the team to grow access to affordable housing.

About the new Board members

Mark Rennison

Mark is the Finance Director for Nationwide Building Society. He also chairs the subsidiary company at Nationwide which is managing the Oakfield project to build a new housing community in Swindon. Prior to joining Nationwide he worked for PwC for 25 years including spending time as an audit partner in their banking practice in London.

Olivia Scanlon

Olivia has a background in financial services, where she has almost 20 years of experience in general finance and investment as well as real estate development finance.  She is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Orchard Global Asset Management LLP.

Sadie Morgan

Sadie is a founding director of leading architectural practice dRMM. Over her 25-year career she has advocated exemplary design and architecture. She is a Commissioner and Design Group Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission and is the London Mayor’s Design Advocate.

Vanessa Murden

Vanessa has extensive senior executive expertise within the financial services industry, including Travelex, Western Union and Lloyds. She is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Lloyds Banking Group’s retail division.

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