Greg Falvey

Greg Falvey

Greg joined Southdown’s Board in September 2015. He is Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the Remuneration and Nominations Committtee. Greg has a background in housing, working for local authorities and registered providers. He was previously Chief Executive for Colchester Borough Homes and prior to that Director of Operations for Town and Country […]

Graeme Allinson

Graeme Allinson

Graeme has recently retired from 36 years as a Corporate Banking Leader with experience across a number of industries and more recently a focus on Client experience and improving the E2E client journey. Graeme is also Chair of the Human Milk Foundation and is an Independent Group Audit Committee member at North Star Housing Association. […]

Alysha Burrell

Alysha Burrell

Alysha’s background is in Economics and Finance. Having started her career in the financial sector, Alysha has also held roles as a teaching assistant at a specialist Autism school and within the housing sector working for the Government’s National Housing Agency. Currently a Board Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Futures, Alysha is […]

Pauline Ford

Pauline Ford

Pauline’s background is in the Housing association sector. Her experience covers all aspects of housing operations; leading large scale regenerations including Thamesmead and integration/transformation particularly associated with mergers and large scale stock transfers. Pauline was previously a member of the Executive at Peabody and was formally appointed to the Southdown Board in September 2019 (following co-option […]

Tara Osbourne Wallace

Tara Osbourne-Wallace

Tara’s background is in social care. She brings to Southdown’s Board over 10 years’ experience of working in local government, leading change at an operational and strategic level and managing complex issues in a rapidly changing sector. Tara has held various leadership roles across health and social care and is currently the Safeguarding Adults Lead […]

Jane Claxton

Jane Claxton

Jane has over 14 years’ experience chairing organisations from small scale charities such as the Worthing Community Partnership to large diverse ones such as Northbrook College and the West Sussex Coastal Partnership. She also has 20 years’ experience working at board and strategic management levels in the social housing, care and community engagement sectors, with […]

Dr Cathy Winfield

Dr Cathy Winfield

Cathy graduated from Manchester University with a nursing degree and spent most of her nursing career in primary care, managing community services, and becoming Director of Nursing in a Community Trust. With the advent of Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) in 2002, Cathy moved into the commissioning function and was Director of Commissioning in PCTs in […]

Simon Nunan

Simon Nunan

Simon qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PWC and worked for Marks & Spencer and The BBC before spending twenty years working as Finance Director for a number of private equity backed SME’s.  Simon has experience of running finance departments in industries including Outdoor Education, Aircraft Brokering and Plumbing and Heating products. Simon joined the […]

Dr Dumindu Witharana

Dumindu Witharana

Dumindu qualified as a medical doctor from University of Colombo and completed postgraduate studies at University of Oxford. He trained as a psychiatrist in Oxford and London and has worked across both NHS and independent sector as a psychiatrist for the last 20 years. He is a specialist advisor to the Care Quality Commission and […]

Caroline Hamblett

Caroline Hamblett

Caroline joined Southdown’s Board and Remuneration and Nominations Committee in September 2015. Caroline’s background is in HR and she is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Caroline is currently CEO of Weldmar Hospicare Trust Dorset. She is also a trustee for Smart Works, supporting disadvantaged women and a football coach for […]

Helen Tuddenham

Helen Tuddenham

Helen is a Chartered Accountant and Executive Coach. Before setting up her own coaching and leadership development business she was a Director at PwC where she led the People and Culture Risk team, advising clients on a wide range of culture, capability and change issues. She is also a Board Trustee and Treasurer of Friends […]