C&C is governed by a Board of Management that meets regularly to ensure that the organisation is well managed and responds to the needs of residents and service users.

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Peter W.   

Mr P Walters

Chair of the Board Management

Peter has a wealth of knowledge and experience within the housing, health and social care sectors, and is an independent consultant.

He is a Board Member with a number of organisations, including - Housing Justice and Homes for Lambeth.
Peter was formerly Chief Executive at English Churches Housing Group, First Wessex Housing and VIVID Homes, and a held a position on the Board for the National Federations of ALMO’s.










Jo Teare     

Mr Jo Teare

Group Chief Financial Officer, C&C Board Member (ex officio), C&C Innovations Ltd Board Member, C&C Construction Services Ltd Board Member

Jo joined C&C as Group Chief Financial Officer in January 2018. Jo is a qualified Chartered Accountant with more than 10 years of experience in senior positions in construction and development and has worked for a number of recognised house builders including Fairview, Bovis and Barratt. Jo is pleased to join C&C and to be involved in delivering its exciting strategy. In his spare time, Jo devotes himself to his family and three children and participates in various sporting activities.











Abhishek Agrawal

Mr A Agrawal

Board Member, Member of the Service Scrutiny Panel

Abhishek Agrawal is a seasoned executive with a diverse and international career in technology, management consulting and healthcare. Abhishek has worked at leading organisations like, Appian Corporation in North America and more recently at Access Group in the UK. In between, Abhishek founded and successfully exited two technology ventures in health and social care. Before turning entrepreneur, Abhishek was a management consultant at L.E.K. London, specialising in private equity-led buyouts across Europe.

Abhishek holds an MBA from INSEAD and MS in Computer Science from Virginia Tech University.





Janine Desai

Dr J Desai

Board Member, Chair of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

Janine Desai was appointed to the Board in February 2018 and also chairs the People, Performance and Change Panel. Following an early career in NatWest Consultancy and Goldman Sachs, she specialized in HR, developing her experience across the entire range of HR activities. She has held senior roles in a variety of industries within blue-chip organisations including the Dixons Group, Tchibo, Brambles Group and most recently Hilton Worldwide, where she was HR Director, UK & Ireland. After twenty years’ experience in HR leadership roles she now provides Executive Coaching services running her own consultancy Outside Partner Ltd. Janine earned her MBA and PhD from Manchester Business School / University of Manchester. She is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.

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Julia CEO   

Mrs J Ashley

Chief Executive, C&C Board Member (ex officio), C&C Innovations Ltd Board Member, C&C Construction Services Board Member, Member of all Panels and Committees

Julia Ashley joined C&C in July 2008. She is C&C Construction Services Ltd and C&C Innovations Ltd Director. Julia's previous experience includes front line emergency care services; management of community care services, organisational development; voluntary sector service management, and development. Julia has an MBA from the Open University.







Mike Basquill 

Mr M Basquill

Board Member,  Chair of C&C Innovations Ltd, Member of the People Performance & Change Panel, Member of the Group Investment Committee

Mike Basquill joined the Board in September 2011.  Prior to his current role at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Mike was Strategic Projects Director with Southern Housing Group for 5 years, following 8 years as Development Director with Tower Homes Ltd, a subsidiary of London & Quadrant Housing Trust.  He also worked for several registered social landlords in a variety of development roles after 10 years working in local government.









Trevor McClymont 

Mr T McClymont

Board Member, Chair of the Group Investment Committee, Member of the Group Risk & Audit and Group Nominations & Remuneration Committees

A professional and experienced executive with 34 years of independent operation. Area of focus UK construction and residential property sector. High level performance in execution, advisory role, fiduciary capacity as well as supervisory role for end user organisations. Career marked by the establishment, funding and management of companies in an entrepreneurial manner for growth, profitability, and market success.







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Phil Insuli 

Mr P Insuli 

Board Member, Chair of C&C Construction Services Ltd, Chair of Service Scrutiny Panel, Member of the Group Risk & Audit and Group Nominations & Remuneration Committees

Phil Insuli joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in September 2015 and is the link Board member with the Resident Scrutiny Panel. He has a professional background in Environmental Health and spent a decade at the Audit Commission as an inspector of public services, including housing providers. He works as an interim manager, trainer and management consultant and is a Lay Panel Member for the Health and Care Professions Council.




Mr B Matthews  

Mr B Matthews

Board Member, Member of the Group Investment and Group Risk & Audit Committees

Bruce spent almost his entire 40 year career in the banking industry, with the last 15 years in the commercial real estate finance sector.

Between 2006-2013 he was General Manager of Deutsche Postbank’s London Branch with responsibility for the loan origination activities in respect of Commercial Real Estate lending, having previously been responsible for loan syndications and then Head of Credit.

Since February 2014, Bruce has developed his own consultancy practice and has a number of consultancy roles in the Commercial Real Estate sector.








Paul Shipley

Mr P Shipley

Board Member, Member of the Group Investment and Group Risk & Audit Committees, Member of People Performance & Change Panel

Paul Shipley joined the Board in October 2017.  He was Chief Information Officer at Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service.  Paul was responsible for digital and IT services to over 40,000 users, including judges and magistrates as well as staff, across England and Wales.  

As Director of Solution Delivery at the Metropolitan Police Service, he deployed mobile technology and body worn video to all frontline officers and led the exploitation of digital applications and CRM systems.  Prior to this, he held senior roles at Capita, Fujitsu, BT and PA Consulting Group.