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CKH appoints new board members

Posted on 17 May 2022

Cross Keys Homes is pleased to announce the appointment of Judith Foss and Martin Valentine as independent members of its Group Board.

Judith brings with her extensive experience of the housing sector, having worked as Executive Director of People and Culture at Catalyst Housing for over 15 years. Judith has a proven track record in the field of people and culture and a wide range of experience in the not-for-profit and private sectors. She has a passion for improving people’s lives and building great communities. She will also chair CKH’s People, Remunerations and Nominations committee.

Martin is currently Managing Director of Positive Homes, a company building energy efficient homes. He also has extensive experience in communications and marketing across local authorities, housing and other public sector organisations. He has 25 years senior management experience on business leadership, branding, marketing, public relations, customer service, market research and stakeholder communications and consultation.  

Chair of CKH Board Andy Orrey, says of the appointments: “I am delighted that Judith and Martin are joining the CKH Board. Their extensive and varied experience will bring new ideas and add real value to the organisation. CKH continues to grow and evolve and a robust governance structure and strong board is key to our continuing success.

“I would also like to thank outgoing board members Liz Bisset, Donald Bell and Amanda Rawlings for their dedication to CKH, and their contributions to our continuing success.”

Chief Executive and Board Member Claire Higgins added: “The appointments of Judith and Martin add additional strength and depth to the Cross Keys Homes Board as we embark on the next phase of our growth and development. We are all looking forward to working with them immensely.”

Find further information about Cross Keys Homes’ Group and Resident Boards.