Meet the Board

Board of Directors

Highstone Housing Association is governed by a board of directors, whose responsibility it is to ensure HHA is compliant with its statutory and legal obligations as set out in its Articles of Association.  Board members give their time voluntarily and are committed to providing homes of outstanding quality in partnership with local authorities.

Our board members have a rich and diverse skill set and experience, which is a great asset to HHA and its tenants.

Joanne Hawley, Executive Director

Joanne is a founding member of the HHA board and brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge as a landlord, property developer and business manager.  She has previous board experience with a larger social housing association.

Steve Hawley, Executive Director

With a career spanning over 30 years in the construction and lettings industry, Steve understands the importance of developing quality homes and meeting the needs of tenants, owners and stakeholders across a wide range of developments. Steve is a founding board member.

Lucy Lloyd, Executive Director

Lucy uses her extensive knowledge to support the board in delivering excellence in scheme development and tenant satisfaction. She has a Masters in Town and Country Planning (MPlan) and spent her early career working for a large national construction company.

John Trout, Non-executive Director

John has considerable boardroom knowledge with a variety of businesses. He has particular skills in operational control, including; Working practice review/ amendment, risk analysis, employee motivation, ensuring agreed targets are met and driving business to achieve customer satisfaction.

Jayne Trout, Non-executive Director

Jayne has over thirty years’ experience in business accounting and payroll.  She has considerable knowledge of budget, financial control and human resource activities.  Jayne supports HHA with financial analysis, preparation of management and statutory accounts and financial performance monitoring.

Liz Bell, Non-executive Director (Chair)

Liz is our current Chair and joined the board in April 2016.  She supports the board by using her experience, skills and knowledge of governance, compliance, business planning and project management gained over many years in industry and education.