About us

Meet The Board

  • Joanne Smith

    Joanne Smith has recently been appointed Governance and Regulation Manager for a housing association in South Wales following a two year secondment to the Housing Regulation team in the Welsh Government. Prior to this Joanne worked for a number of years in operational housing management during which time she gained an MSc in Housing from Cardiff University. Joanne firmly believes in the benefits good quality secure homes and services can bring to improve people's health and well-being.
  • Cheryl Tracy

    Cheryl is Head of Neighbourhoods for a housing association in South Wales with responsibility for frontline housing management services. Prior to this role she was responsible for and led the association’s community investment programmes. Cheryl has a MA in Housing and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing. She is passionate about the social housing sector and the difference it can make to people and their communities.
  • John Kinder

    John is a retired economic statistics consultant. He was also previously a Director at the Office for National Statistics and is an expert in Information Management. In addition John has a wide experience of financial and resource management and a sound knowledge of Welsh Housing Statistics.
  • Sarah Hay

    Sarah has been a tenant with V2C for many years. Sarah is involved with charity work and has participated in community events, such as raising funds for her son’s school.
  • Liam Bevan

    Liam Bevan is a Managing Director of a Small/Medium sized Construction company based in Cardiff. Liam has undertaken Social Housing Frameworks for a number of different Housing Associations in South Wales and has previous experience in large new build housing sites. Liam lives in the Vale of Glamorgan with wife and son and is also a keen sportsman.
  • Mark Woloshak

    Mark is a Cardiff based solicitor, who works for national firm Slater & Gordon. His professional work has included acting on behalf of Housing Associations and he was previously on the Board of a Housing Association in Devon. Originally from London, Mark has a keen interest in social housing and firmly believes that it is of crucial importance to society’s well-being.
  • Cllr Stuart Baldwin

    Stuart has worked in the housing sector for 25 years working for Local Authorities, Registered Social Landlords and Welsh Government. During his time in the housing sector Stuart was a Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and was a member of their board with responsibility for Policy and Practice. Stuart was elected to Bridgend Town Council in February 2016 where he has held the positions of Mayor and Deputy Mayor. In May 2017 Stuart was re-elected to Bridgend Town Council and also elected to Bridgend County Borough Council representing the Morfa Ward on both Councils. Stuart is passionate about equalities, social justice and communities.
  • Andrew Wallbridge

    Andrew is a Management Consultant for a Bridgend based consultancy firm and works with many Housing Associations across South Wales. He has been a tenant for over 4 years and lives with his wife & family in Maesteg.
  • Anthony Whittaker

    Anthony has recently retired after a 40 year career working for a number of not-for-profit housing organisations. Most recently he was the Chief Executive of one of Wales leading housing associations. In addition, he has served as a non-executive Board member for a number of housing organisations in England and Wales. A resident of Bridgend, in his spare time he enjoys walking with his dog, gardening and following his (formerly) local football team.
  • Simon Robinson

    Simon is a Chartered Accountant and Tax Director at KPMG LLP. He has specialised in advising Not for Profit organisations across Wales and the South of England for almost 15 years, including Social Housing providers, Universities and Health Trusts. Simon is particularly interested in the role that Social Housing plays in a community and how different sectors can work together more effectively to achieve more.