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asra Housing Group and Paragon Community Housing to be amalgamated

2017 - February, Latest news

asra Housing Group and Paragon Community Housing will be amalgamated into a single 24,000 home organisation from April 2017.

The new organisation will be known as PA Housing.  The designate Board and Executive Team have been announced today.

PA Housing plans to build 350 additional homes per annum as a result of the additional capacity generated from the consolidation of its operations and more efficient treasury management.

John Cudd, Chair of Paragon, said:

Following a rigorous recruitment process, I am very pleased that we will have a highly talented Board and Executive Team.  We will have the right skills and experience to build on the respective strengths of each organisation and boost our drive to provide quality homes and services to our customers.

Aman Dalvi, Chair of asra and designate Chair of PA Housing, said:

Our aim is to deliver more homes and provide better services through our teams and through strong alliances and partnerships with a range of stakeholders involved in the supply chain.

Executive Team

  • Chief Executive - Dilip Kavi
  • Chief Operating Officer - Matt Cooney
  • Business Development & Sales - Chris Whelan
  • Director of Finance - Simon Hatchman
  • Governance & Company Secretary - Marion Hall
  • Operations (Midlands/London) - Patrick Taylor
  • Operations (London/South East) - Ian Watts

PA Housing Board

  • Aman Dalvi (Chair)
  • Steve Amos
  • Chris Cheshire
  • John Cudd
  • David Edwards
  • Richard Harris
  • David Hunter
  • Curtis Juman
  • Katherine Lyons
  • Wayne Morris 
  • Gemma Saffhill
  • Anne Turner. 

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