Meet the Board

Mosscare St Vincent’s is governed by a Board of Management, made up of customers, local people and professionals.  

Each board member can serve on a Board or Committee for up to 9 years.  We reimburse Board and Committee members with expenses.

Jan TaskerJan Tasker
Board Chair

Jan is a qualified building surveyor having extensive experience working across the public, private and voluntary housing sectors. She works as a Consultant Housing Practitioner providing services, advice and guidance to all sector housing providers and developers relating to suitability, condition and requirements of existing and proposed housing schemes. Jan is also a founding Director of Collaborative Women UK CIC working to help marginalised women along the pathway from crisis to independence. Has served for many years on the board; chairing Housing Delivery Committee. Appointed Chair of Mosscare Housing Limited 11/09/2014.

Jon LordJon Lord
Vice Chair and Chair of Transformation Committee

After working as a Funeral Director, Jon made the leap into housing in 1987 and gained his wealth of experience in a wide variety of roles. He became Chief Housing Officer in Bolton Council in 2001 and was the Chair of the Greater Manchester Consortium for refugees and asylum seekers from then until 2013. He was awarded an OBE in 2007 for services to housing. In April 2010, Jon became Chief Executive of Bolton at Home and led the organisation in the transition from ALMO to Registered Housing and Regeneration Company. He is the current Chair of the Greater Manchester Housing Chief Executives Group.

Richard MorrisRichard Morris
Board Member and Chair of Audit and Risk Committee

The Head of Finance at One Manchester Housing Group and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Richard joined the Audit Committee of St Vincent's in April 2015 and became a full Board Member in May 2016. Richard has worked in numerous business sectors including public practice and construction before entering the social housing sector where he has been in leadership roles for over 20 years.

Martin McNallyMartin McNally
Board Member and Chair of Neighbourhood and Wellbeing Committee

For the last 6 years, Martin has been working as a lecturer in housing and regeneration in the Department of Geography and Development Studies at the University of Chester. During this time he has been working closely with a group of Housing Associations in the Northwest to develop learning programmes in housing law and supported housing mainly for frontline housing professionals. He also teaches on other under graduate and post graduate courses, the broad focus of which is urban regeneration. Prior to this he worked as a manager in community development in areas of Greater Manchester and Merseyside. Martin lives in Whalley Range and joined the Mosscare Board in September 2014. Martin has the role of board member portfolio holder for asset management. 

Grace McCorkle Grace McCorkle
Board Member and Vice Chair of Neighbourhood and Wellbeing Committee

Grace has 20 years experience in housing across local government, not for profit and commercial organisations. She as developed a specialism in housing management, supported services and community development. Grace has spent time working focusing on housing for young people and is also a founding Director of Collaborative Women UK and is a member of the Health eResearch Centre H@PPI group at Manchester University. She is a staunch advocate and campaigner for gender equality, women’s rights and education and economic advancement for young people.

Anna BeaumontAnna Beaumont
Board Member

Anna is CEO and Corporate Partner at gunnercooke LLP, one of the fastest growing commercial law firms in the UK. As a Corporate Partner Anna has advised on both M&A and private equity transactions, in addition to gaining extensive in-house experience at £1.2 billion turnover Enterprise plc (now Amey), where she advised on the groups acquisitions and disposals for a number of years. Anna’s depth of experience has been invaluable to the growth of gunnercooke, where she has successfully brought a number of large plc and private equity clients to the firm. In her role as CEO, Anna uses her experience to continue to develop gunnercooke’s culture and central structure, across both London and Manchester offices. Anna believes in providing exceptional client service. Anna is also a Board Member for gunnercooke Consulting; a management consultancy business which solely comprises consultants all of whom have held senior positions in industry. They are comfortable and confident at the board room table; managing change, galvanizing teams, inspiring action. Anna also works closely with gunnerbloom; a sister firm to gunnercooke LLP focused on developing e

Nick Cole Nick Cole
Board Member

Nick is the Head of Research at Manchester City Council (MCC). He has fifteen years professional experience working in regeneration and public policy across the UK. Nick is responsible for the analytic application of the strategic economic and residential evidence base in the city. Current projects include developing residential investment and growth strategies across a variety of tenures in the city. Prior to MCC, Nick worked for Drivers Jonas LLP (now Deloitte Real Estate). He started his career in the Public Affairs team at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), where he worked on the monthly RICS Residential Market Survey. Nick has appeared on BBC News and has contributed to various articles in the property and regeneration press. When not watching Newcastle United, Nick is a chess enthusiast; fisherman and a very busy dad. Nick became a full Board Member of SVHA in May 2016.

Peter CudlipPeter Cudlip
Board Member

Peter is a partner at a leading accountancy firm advising clients on a wide range of internal control, risk and governance related issues with over 20 years accounting and audit experience. He is CIPFA qualified and holds the Government Internal Audit Certificate (GIAC). Appointed to MHL board in September 2014 and is Chair of Group Audit Committee.

Derek Long Derek Long
Board Member

Derek is a Director at arc4, the housing and data consultancy. He works with public and private developers to analyse markets, devise strategies and develop housing products. With 30 years' experience in housing, as investor, regulator, policy maker, consultant and non-executive, Derek has worked in Whitehall, the European Institute for Urban Affairs, the Housing Corporation and as the northern head of the National Housing Federation. An Oxford-trained economist, his collaborations have included the OECD, USA, Korea and Dubai. His media appearances include BBC’s Six O’ Clock News and Breakfast and articles for The Guardian and the housing press. Derek deputises for the Chairman, takes the lead on the association’s strategy-making and advises on communications.

Tracy NeilTracy Neil
Board Member

Tracy has been a volunteer for the Citizens Advice Bureau, worked with disabled people and carers, and been a supported lodgings carer for vulnerable, homeless young people. She is currently developing her business making hand-made cards for ‘minority communities’. She has BSc Hons Microbiology and an MA Women’s Studies.  She is a Mosscare tenant and Tenant Panel member and has served since July 2013.

Jason SaenzJason Saenz
Board Member

Jason has 10 years’ experience in customer service, management, sales and delivering training programs within the corporate sector.  Currently Jason is the owner and developer of a bicycle sales and repair business in Marple.