Our Advisory Group

The advisory group is responsible for advising Inprova Group and HouseMark on whether the management of the Consortium meets the needs of the social housing sector.

The core values of the group consist of:


  • Chair, Mike Owens, Chief Executive at Merthyr Valley Homes
  • Laurice Ponting, Chief Executive at HouseMark
  • Martin Cawthorn, Assistant Director, Procurement at L&Q
  • Mark Jenkinson, Group Procurement Manager at Gentoo Group
  • Vinny Roche, Director of Commercial Services at First Choice Homes Oldham
  • Kirsty Bower, Head of Procurement at Affinity Sutton
  • Ian Atkinson, Director of Assets & Infrastructure at Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd Cyf
  • Steven Malone, Managing Director at Inprova Group