Westward Welcomes new Director of Finance
Published by Slough for Westward Housing Group in Housing and also in Bill Payments, Communities, Environment
Westward Housing Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Felicity King as its new Director of Finance.
Felicity has worked in both the housing and charitable sectors; and as well as a financial background she brings expertise in care and support, IT, and corporate leadership.
Felicity said, “This is such an exciting opportunity to join an organisation that is strong regionally and is committed to delivering great homes and services despite a challenging environment. I am enjoying meeting and starting to work with the board, staff and stakeholders.”
Felicity was previously the Director of Finance at Guinness Care & Support (part of Guinness Partnership). She has also worked as a Director of Corporate Services at Devon Community Housing Society and Centrepoint. Felicity is a chartered accountant with a post-graduate diploma in information systems design.
Barbara Shaw, Westward’s Chief Executive, said: “Felicity’s broad knowledge and experience in the housing sector and outside makes her an outstanding appointment for Westward. She brings a strength to the team which will help ensure our organisation is in the best possible position to handle the challenges of this economic climate.”
Westward Housing Group is a leading provider of social housing in the south west (including Tarka Housing and Westcountry Housing), responsible for nearly 7,000 properties and the delivery of the HomeBuy agency services via South West Homes.