Kieran Keane, Director of Operations at Places for People, the
national housing group and parent company of Cotman, has been
appointed together with Lynette Lackey, a Director of the London
Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Between them they have over 40 years of finance, banking,
property and governance experience, and their appointments will
help continue positioning Cotman for long-term growth.
David Hunt, Chair of Cotman Housing Association
"I am delighted that Lynette and Kieran are joining Cotman. They
bring considerable financial and property experience, which will
help us continue to deliver award winning services and products to
our customers, as well as ensuring Cotman has a strong connection
with the Group at Board level."
Kieran Keane, Director of Operations at Places for People
"I look forward to the challenges this role will bring and am
excited to be joining the Board of a company that is providing much
needed housing and community facilities in the region and genuinely
making a difference to people's lives."
Lynette Lackey, Director of the London Chamber of
"In a challenging economic climate, we need to find new ways of
continuing to help the neighbourhoods and communities in which we
work. Cotman is a leading housing provider and I'm pleased to be
joining the Board at such an interesting time."
Cotman Housing Association undertakes a wide range of activities
across East Anglia from managing sheltered and supported housing
schemes for vulnerable people to developing new properties,
improving neighbourhoods and providing financial advice and support
to customers. Last year the organisation increased its stock by 40
per cent by expanding its area of operation into Essex and
Cambridgeshire, managing a further 800 properties on behalf of the
Places for People Group.