Remuneration and Governance Committee
Chair of Remuneration and Governance CommitteeClose
Darren has a broad range of strategic, operational, and commercial experience, with 30 years specialising in Information Management and Technology. He is currently the Head of Information Security for Agilisys, one of the country’s leading IT Services companies. Since joining Agilisys he has undertaken several of senior leadership roles in IT Transformation, and Service Delivery.
He has also spent several years working in housing, first with Places for People Group, during a period of rapid growth, and then for Wakefield and District Housing from stock transfer to their ‘three star’ audit rating in 2007.
Darren has worked as an independent consultant to a number of blue-chip companies, advising on IT strategy, service delivery, information security and business process reengineering.
Dave Procter joined the Together Housing Group Board in 2016 and became Chair in January 2017.
He has worked in housing for over 52 years, retiring as Chief Executive of Pennine Housing in 2005. Since then Dave has worked as an independent consultant with a wide range of housing and third sector organisations within governance, executive mentoring and organisational change.
Michelle is a housing professional with nearly 30 years experience in supporting people with housing issues, including time working within the housing policy, welfare benefits and supported housing fields. She has worked for the National Housing Federation, local authorities and housing associations.
In 2011 Michelle set up a new business in the north. A further national business was established the following year - both provide specialist support to older people moving home.
Michelle was appointed Board Champion for Diversity at Together Housing in February 2018.
Chair of the Operations CommitteeClose
A retired head teacher, Tricia has more than 30 years’ experience in education. As a senior leader, she gained vast experience in strategic planning and development in a range of schools including those in extremely challenging circumstances. As well as being responsible for a multi-million pound budget, she gained much experience in human resources working with professional organisations and trades unions. She has extensive knowledge and understanding in relation to engaging with regulatory bodies and was committed to ensuring the schools she worked in were effectively integrated into the local community.
Tricia joined the board at Pennine Housing 2000 and became a board member of the Together Housing Group following the company’s reorganisation. She is chair of the Operations Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Governance Committee. She has also been a trustee and vice chair on the Newground Together board.
A dedicated and committed professional, Tricia is keen that all tenants and residents have a voice that is heard and that young people in particular are encouraged to make positive contributions to their communities.