Clarion Housing Group announces two new Board members

Graham Farrant and Amanda Metcalfe have been appointed as members of Clarion’s Group Board.

Graham is Chief Executive of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council. He has led complex political organisations as Chief Executive in both the public and private sectors with a track record of delivering change. Graham brings a background in housing and local government.

Amanda is a highly experienced marketing director, having held a range of digital and consumer roles at organisations such as Ebay Inc., where she was UK Marketing Director, before taking up her current role as Place, Brand and Marketing Director at the Crown Estate – a £14.3 billion UK real estate business.

Commenting on the new appointments, David Avery, Chair of Clarion Housing Group Board, said: “We are absolutely delighted Graham and Amanda are joining the Board. Each brings with them distinct experience the Group will really benefit from.”

“There is no doubt we are operating in an uncertain time and face some challenging conditions. I am pleased therefore to be recruiting an incredibly strong, purpose-driven Board as we navigate the Group through to deliver quality homes, quality services and thriving communities.”