Our Advisory Group

The Advisory group is responsible for advising Inprova Group and HouseMark on whether or not the management of the Consortium fulfils the needs of the social housing sector.

The core values of the group consist of:


  • Chair, Mike Owens, Chief Executive at Merthyr Valley Homes
  • Laurice Ponting, Chief Executive at HouseMark
  • Martin Cawthorn, Assistant Director, Procurement at L&Q
  • Mark Jenkinson, Group Procurement Manager at Gentoo Group
  • Vinny Roche, Director of Commercial Services at First Choice Homes Oldham
  • Kirsty Bower, Head of Procurement at Affinity Sutton
  • Ian Atkinson, Director of Assets & Infrastructure at Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd Cyf
  • Steven Malone, Managing Director at Inprova Group
  • Thomas Cadwallader, Business Partner at POBL Group
  • Jonathan Turton, Procurement Manager at Yorkshire Housing
  • Steve Puddy, Procurement Manager at Merthyr Valley Homes
  • Rebecca Rance, Chief Exec at Newark & Sherwood Homes
  • Paul Moss, Finance Director at HouseMark