Our Board is responsible for approving any major strategic decisions and making sure they’re right for Trivallis and our customers.
Members meet every two months and also contribute to sub-committees. All members are given extensive training and support as they carry a number of legal responsibilities to make sure we’re acting responsibly and within the law.
Details of the next Board meeting can be found here: Trivallis Board Meeting
Dr Jonathan Huish
Chair of the board
Dr Jonathan Huish was born and raised in South Wales. He has gained qualifications in economics, finance, strategy and psychology and has held Board and Senior Management level roles across public, private and third sector organisations across the world.
Jonathan is also a Board member of Community Housing Cymru and Chair of a Strategic Group of Chairs and Vice-chairs of Housing Associations in Wales.
Margaret has been involved in social housing since 1976. She lectured in Housing at Cardiff University for 10 years and worked for Wales Audit Office as a Housing specialist before retiring in 2010.
Margaret has been an elected councillor for Pontyclun with RCT Council since 2012. She is a community councillor for the Cefn yr Hendy division and a governor on the board of two local schools.
As an independent strategy consultant in Health and Social Care for over 10 years; Paul covered almost everything from residential care and supported living, to medical imaging for the NHS. Before becoming a consultant, Paul graduated from Oxford in Modern History and Economics, he was also in the Royal Navy for 11 years.
At Trivallis, Paul is keen to see how good quality, affordable housing can have a positive impact on people’s lives.
Adam has over 28 years’ experience working across local government, housing, private sector, third sector and higher education. He is passionate about partnership working with stakeholders, which is something he is keen to build on during his time on Trivallis’ board.
Adam has been involved in project managing work for the Ministry of Defence and local authorities; from town centre regeneration to whole business change management.
Tom has a degree in Business Studies and 20 years’ experience in retail and commercial services, where he has maximised revenue and improved business performance for a number of organisations.
He has managed a number of projects at Director Level for Greensquare Group – a social housing group providing housing solutions to 10,000 customers.
Ken is resident of The Haven, Trivallis’ sheltered housing complex in Hirwaun. He is a qualified accountant and spent eighteen years working for a local authority where he became a project manager, responsible for furnishing and fitting out major buildings.
He has used his skills and experience by assisting with the selection of contractors for Trivallis’ multi-million-pound planned maintenance programme.
Paul is the Service Director for Public Health, Protection & Community Services at Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council.
He is responsible for a number of council services including Housing Strategy & Standards, Environmental Health, Trading Standards, Licensing, Community Safety, Bereavement Services and Registration Services.
Paul has worked in local government since qualifying as an Environmental Health Officer in 1991. He is Chair of the Cwm Taf Community Safety Partnership Board and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.
Since 2012 David has been the Wales Co-operative Centre’s Housing Project Manager, promoting social, financial and digital inclusion.
He has undertaken a number of strategic housing roles including; Affordable Housing Programme Manager, Development and Asset Manager, Technical and Investment Manager and Acting Head of Operational Support.
David is a chartered Architect by profession and is a member of the GMB Union.
Leonie joined the Trivallis Board in November 2019 and is currently the Head of Transformation at Centrica.
In this role, she is leading the cultural transformation and employee engagement activities of the technology function and works with teams across the world to embed the new ways of working.
Leonie, who has over 20 years’ experience in communications, helped set up the Centrica Accelerator Hub in 2018 and works with innovation teams on digitalisation and data science projects.
New to the Board in November 2019, Aberdare-born Catrin has the valleys in her heart.
Working in the charity sector for over 14 years, Catrin’s passion for people and strengths-based approaches has seen her work within homelessness running frontline rough sleeper and outreach services before moving into People Services a couple of years ago.
Passionate about helping women achieve the career aspirations, she acts as a mentor to others in the industry and speaks on topics including diversity, inclusion and driving cultural changes within an organisation.