Group Governance Committee
This Committee has devolved responsibility from the Group Board of Bolton at Home Limited for:
- All Governance matters relating to Non Executive members and the Executive Team, having considered independent advice (when required) and taken into account good practice;
- ensuring that the society maintains the highest standards of governance, taking account of best practice;
- effective working relationships between the Group Board, employees and the Secretary;
- entities within the group are in compliance with any regulatory standards; and the governance and performance of pension schemes.
Terms of Reference
Ibrahim Ismail (Deputy Chair of BH Group Board & Chair of BH HR & Group Governance Committee)
Currently Development Manager of BSCA and Chair of Bolton CVS. Ibby is also a fellow on the Clore Social Leadership Programme (national programme for leaders in the social sector), and holds a number of voluntary positions.
Ibby was appointed Deputy Chair of BH Group Board, and Chair of BH HR and Group Governance Committee in October 2019.
Ian Munro (Chair of BH Group Board)
Ian has a wealth of experience and expertise in housing and environmental health. He became Director of Housing in Tameside in 1992 and supervised the implementation of one of the Country’s first, and most successful, housing renewal areas, bringing in over £70M private sector investment into one of the boroughs townships.
Ian led the transfer of Tameside’s 16,151 council homes to New Charter Group in March 2000; the first Metropolitan transfer and at the time the biggest in number and valuation [£129M] and first to a new group structure.
Ian has been a Board member at Bolton at Home since 2018, and was appointed Chair of the Group Board in October 2019.
Mike, who joined Arcon's Board in 2018, has over 25 years experience in social housing sector, working for both local authorities and housing associations. Mike has been responsible to a wide range of frontline customer services including repairs, housing management, customer involvement, income collection, welfare benefits and customer contact centres. Mike is passionate about ensuring services deliver outstanding value for customers and is determined that housing providers do not lose their sense of social purpose.
Mike joined the Group Governance Committee in June 2019, and was appointed to Bolton at Home's Board in January 2020.
Matt has been Strategic Director of Property and Development with Southway Housing since December 2017 and has worked in social housing asset management for over 25 years, delivering many significant development and improvement programmes throughout his career.
Matt firmly believes in the benefits that investing in new and existing homes can have in maximising the social value of our properties and how, in turn, this can positively impact the lives of residents and the local environment.
Matt has been a co-opted Board member at Bolton at Home since 2018, and became a full Board member in January 2020.