Three new board members for national housing provider

Hanover Housing Association is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board.

Dr Stuart Burgess, Chair of Hanover said:

‘We are pleased to welcome Peter Hay, Nicole Bruce and Mike Green to Hanover’s board. These are notable new additions that reflect a wide experience and we look forward to working with them at a time when housing is high on the national agenda.’

Peter Hay has 20 years’ experience as a national and local leader of social care and public sector services. He has a track record of improving social care services and significant experience of improving performance, culture, delivering efficiencies in services and building confidence within the workforce.

He joins Hanover following his retirement from Birmingham City Council after 14 years service.  Most recently he was Strategic Director for People, responsible for adult and children’s social care, education, public health, housing support and commissioning.

A trustee of Community Integrated Care and a longstanding Board Member for the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), the national body for research and development work in social care, Peter also serves as National Executive Member and Treasurer of the New NHS Alliance. He was awarded a CBE in the 2012 Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition of his services to social and health care.

Nicola Bruce is an accomplished strategist and an experienced non-executive director who has worked with Boards over the last 20 years as a strategic advisor, as well as in an executive and non-executive capacity.  She was a partner at the Monitor Group strategic consultancy for over 10 years, and Director of Strategy & Business Development at De La Rue plc.  Her management consultancy company Caledonia Strategy Ltd provides strategic support to UK businesses including the property sector.

She is currently an FCA approved non-executive director, serving on the Board, Audit & Risk Committee, and Investment Committee of the government’s Money Advice Service.   She is on the Advisory Board of Wings Travel Management Ltd, a specialist global travel business, where she also serves on the Audit & Risk Committee.

Mike Green joins the Board of Hanover after eight years service with Metropolitan Housing Trust.  He was the independent member of Metropolitan’s Audit Committee from 2009 and from 2012 – 2017 he was non-executive director and Chair of Metropolitan’s Audit and Risk Committee.

His career began at KPMG as a trainee accountant where he progressed to the role of Senior Manager during his 11 years at the global services group.  Mike also spent 20 years in broadcast television, his last role being Deputy Group Finance Director at ITV. Currently he has various non-executive roles including the Royal Television Society and Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee.