Pauline Ford

Title: Chair of the Board
Team: Board

Pauline is an experienced Executive and Non-Executive who has worked with a range of housing organisations and charities for over 28 years, most recently as an Executive Director at Peabody in London and as an independent consultant.

She has a passionate interest in care and support services and has seen the real difference that a safe environment and the right care and support can provide.

In addition to her with work with Southdown, she is a care and support committee member with both Riverside and One Housing Group; two of the largest providers in the sector.

She brings experience in charity and not-for-profit sector governance; leading and designing customer services; property and asset management; customer and client engagement, and devising and delivering change programmes to improve outcomes for customers/clients and staff teams.

Pauline joined Southdown in 2019 as a Board Member and was previously Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. She was appointed Chair of Southdown’s Board in September 2022.