We're welcoming three new Non Executive Directors (NEDs) to Your Housing Group this year.
Dr. Liz Harrison, Bhupendra Mistry and Beata Luczak joined our Board on Monday 1 January 2024 and bring a wealth of expertise and experience as they work alongside our existing Board, playing a pivotal role in supporting our future vision and plans.
Dr. Liz Harrison
Liz studied at the University of London completing a degree and a PhD before beginning her career in Customer Insight and Strategy working for a global market research agency and retailers.
Liz directed the insight and strategy for both The Co-Operative Group and Aldi helping to develop their brands as well as influencing and leading business change. Liz now combines a portfolio of Non Executive Director roles with running her own specialist consultancy which helps businesses grow via strategic business planning and customer insight. Liz is passionate about providing excellent service that meets identified needs.
Bhupendra has spent the majority of his career championing social change within communities experiencing isolation and disadvantage. Bhupendra has previously been a board member for organisations such as Manchester Metropolitan University, The Body Shop Foundation and other housing associations.
Bhupendra has international experience as a board member too with the BBC Media Action (formerly BBC World Service Trust) – connecting and inspiring change in millions of people facing insecurity, inequality and poverty.
He is the Founder and Chairman of Kamla Foundation, a charity based in the UK helping vulnerable communities in India to develop their capacity to meet basic needs and creating solutions to poverty and injustice.
In recognition of Bhupendra’s charitable work overseas, he received an international award from The Times of India Group in 2017.
Beata has been a resident of Your Housing Group for the last four years. She has a passion for housing and the role it plays in a wider society, which led Beata to work with several housing associations in her career.
Beata studied at University of Bradford where she completed a Masters in Marketing and Management, however she has always worked in the housing industry, first as an Income Officer and now a Finance Business partner.
Beata is currently working towards an Accounting Qualification (ACCA) and has over 16 years experience working in a variety of roles in highly regulated and customer-led environments.
You can read more about our Board here