Adam Mansell


Adam is an experienced adult social care professional, having spent over 20 years managing services for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs for several leading care providers within the sector, including Sense, Dimensions, Certitude and the Westminster Society for People with Learning Disabilities. In recent years Adam has worked in Business Development, facilitating [...]

Penny Farrar


Penny Farrar joined The Barnet Group board as a non-executive director in April 2021. Penny brings diverse experience in organisation development and change gained through her work as a management consultant and manager in the public, private and voluntary sectors. She is a qualified executive coach and an experienced charity trustee chair. Penny’s interest in [...]

Eamon McGoldrick


Eamon has over 44 years’ experience in housing, having started at the Greater London Council in 1977. He then worked for the London Boroughs of Brent, Hillingdon, Barnet and Islington Eamon was appointed Chief Executive of Homes for Islington in 2004 and retained that position until March 2012. During that period, he was responsible [...]

Ursula Bennion


Ursula has been Chief Executive at Trent & Drove Housing since 2015. Prior to joining Trent & Drove, Ursula worked at Housing Plus for nine years, leading on development and new business across Staffordshire. Over a 25 year career in housing, Ursula has worked across the sector in a wide variety of roles ranging from [...]

Nigel Turner


Nigel Turner became vice chair of Your Choice Barnet and a non-executive director of The Barnet Group in early 2012. He holds a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors. He is Social Care Director for a national charitable social care organisation, and previously led a large London-based not-for-profit enterprise which supports [...]

Cllr Paul Edwards


Paul has lived in Barnet for more than 40 years, and worked as a social worker for 20 years in the borough before going to work in the voluntary sector at an international charity. He was a founding member of the three early Credit Unions in Barnet before they became part of a larger Credit [...]

Aruna Bhatt


Aruna has been a resident Leaseholder in Barnet for more than 28 years. She has a management and training background and has been a volunteer advisor. Aruna has been involved as a volunteer member/Vice Chair of Barnet Homes' Performance Advisory Group. Her involvement has a big impact on decision making on how to improve [...]

Washington Ainabe


Washington Ainabe is the board's leaseholder representative. He has had a long career in the financial service industry in various capacities; as a management accountant (CIMA), management consultant and most recently in risk. He has lived in Barnet for 15 years (five years as a leaseholder) and is passionate about making a difference in [...]

Surjit Dhande


Surjit is a professionally qualified FCCA accountant with extensive CFO experience in finance and treasury. He has worked for some of the largest housing providers in London, including G15, and is currently working as Group Financial Director for a Cambridge Housing Society Group. He has a strong background in development finance, business planning, business mergers [...]

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