Management structure

At Newydd Housing Association we have three directorates to the management structure all overseen by the Chief Executive, Paul Roberts.

Paul Roberts BSc (Hons), FCIH, MRICS
Chief Executive

Paul has been Newydd Housing Association’s Chief Executive since 1992. Paul served on the Valleys to Coast shadow board and was lay chairperson for the NHS complaints procedure for several years. Paul is a past chair of CIH Cymru and has been a corporate member of CIH for over 30 years and was a CIH National Council member for eight years. Paul is a member of RICS. He was also external examiner at Cardiff University and Glyndwr University, Wrexham and a member of the CIH course Validation Panel. Paul currently sits on the Community Housing Cymru Board and is a trustee of Awen Cultural Trust.

Elizabeth Lendering BA(Hons) FCA
Finance & Resources Director 2009

Elizabeth qualified with the FCA in 1994. Prior to joining the Cadarn Housing Group she spent 7 years as Director of Resources at Arthritis Care with responsibility for Finance, IT and HR. Prior to that her experience includes work with Stratford Development Partnership (inner city regeneration agency) and Eaves Housing for Women (supported housing for vulnerable women).

Jason Wroe BA (Hons), FCIH
Housing Director since 2004

Jason became Housing Director in July 2004. The role covers all aspects of housing management, supported and sheltered housing, Community Partnership and Customer Care.
Jason has worked at a number of Welsh housing organisations including Torfaen County Borough Council, Family Housing Association and Glamorgan & Gwent Housing Association. He has also served on a number of housing association boards and also on the National Council of Welsh Federation of Housing Associations (now Community Housing Cymru). Prior to moving to Wales he worked at Welwyn Hatfield District Council.

Simon Morris BSc (Hons), MRICS, MCIOB
Property Director since 2003

Simon joined Newydd as Property Director in 2003, and is responsible for the new build development and maintenance functions along with responsibility for offices that we either lease or own.
Simon has worked in the housing sector for the last 20 years, working for housing associations in Wales and England. Prior to Newydd, Simon worked for United Welsh Housing Association in Caerphilly, and before that for Warden Housing Association (part of the Home Group) in London.
Simon started his career working for Bovis Construction (now Bovis Lend Lease) as a project manager working on large commercial and retail projects throughout the UK.