Cadarn Housing Group

Cadarn Board biographies

Claire Marshall - Chair

Claire qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2003 and has been a member of the Cadarn Board since 2015 and is also the current Chair. Claire is the Risk Board Champion.

Kris Ablett

Kris has held senior operational and HR management roles within retail and now works in customer service improvement in the housing sector. Kris has been a member of the Cadarn Board since 2017 and is the Customer Care and Equalities Board Champion.

Goi Ashmore

Goi is a finance, treasury and risk consultant for the financial services sector. He has been a member of the Cadarn Board since 2015. Goi is Chair of the Group Audit and Risk Committee.

Deb Austin

Deb is a qualified teacher with and now works for Public Health Wales in Children and Young People’s mental health and wellbeing. Deb has been a member of the Cadarn Board since 2016. Deb is also a member of the Group Audit and Risk Committee.

Iorwen Brooks-Jones

Iorwen is a retired solicitor specialising in commercial property and landlord & tenant law. She has been a Cadarn Board member since 2017 and is a Director of Newydd Maintenance Ltd.

Richard Coombe

Richard is an IT manager currently working in the public sector with previous experience working in housing and other sectors. Richard has been a member of the Cadarn Board since 2011. Richard is also a member of the Group Audit and Risk Committee.

Matthew Dicks

Matthew is Director of the Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru. He has been a Cadarn Board member since 2013. He is also a member of the Group Audit and Risk Committee and is Chair of Living Quarters Wales

Rhys Thomas

Rhys is a chartered construction manager working as a design manager for a construction and development company. Rhys joined the Cadarn Board in 2018 and is the Asset Management, Regeneration & Development Board Champion. He is also a member of the Group Audit and Risk Committee and a Director of Living Quarters Wales.

Victoria Evans

Vikki is currently employed as Head of Active Ageing with the Pobl Group. Vikki has been a Cadarn Board Member since 2017.