Board of Management

His Honour Ian Alexander LLB hons, QC
A retired Judge who brings a lifetime of legal experience.

Mr Martin Clarke MA, FCA, D.Univ, FRSA
Chairman of the Board of Management he is well versed in many aspects of commercial life having been in practice in a leading firm of Chartered Accountants for 23 years where he also held senior management positions. 

Mr Richard Grove
Richard was in private practice as a solicitor in Kent for over 30 years and was involved with commercial work and property conveyancing. He has also been Chairman of a large charity associated with fostering and adoption and has been a school governor.

Professor Michael Jones DBA, MSc. ChtrdF CIPD, FRSA, PGDip
Chairman of the Association’s Finance & General Purposes Committee. A Visiting Professor at the University of Chester who brings considerable Board and management experience across a number of sectors. He is currently a regional Trustee for Age UK.

Mr Stephen Lindner BSc, ACGI, CEng MCIBSE MAE
A Member of the Association’s Finance & General Purposes Committee. A semi-retired Chartered Engineer who brings over 40 years experience as a Building Services Engineer.

Mr Douglas Neill MRICS
A Member of the Association’s Finance & General Purposes Committee. A Chartered Building Surveyor bringing experience in repairs, maintenance and refurbishment of residential and commercial properties his skills are used to advise Board and House Committee members in such matters as well as Budgets and ‘future proofing’ the Association’s properties.

Mr Ian Richards BSc. CEng. FIMechE. MWMSoc
Chairman of Palmer Court House Committee – A Chartered Engineer and Director with over 30 years experience of running a building services company and providing advice on Legionella issues.

Mr Alan Geoff Smith
A Member of the Association’s Finance & General Purposes Committee. Chairman of Prebendal Close House Committee – A retired airline pilot who held the position of Chief Pilot of the Longhaul Division of a large British airline, he brings skills in people management, industrial relations, technology and Finance.

Mr Alan Walker, MBE
Alan spent considerable years in his career in the Police Service specialising in dealing with the elderly in conjunction with Local Authorities and Social Services for which he was awarded an MBE. After retirement he has put his experience to good use as Chairman of Wilson Keys Court.