Gail Teasdale, Chief Executive

Gail has worked as an Executive Director, in Finance and Corporate Services, and has skills and experience of working in the social housing sector. She has local knowledge and an understanding of the challenges of developing affordable rural housing.

Gail’s focus is the continual improvement of our homes, services and neighbourhoods to benefit people living, working and visiting our communities.

Andy Powell, Customer Experience Director, BSc (Hons)

Andy, who graduated from Newcastle Upon Tyne Polytechnic in 1984 with a BSc honours degree in Sociology and Social Research, was appointed as Customer Services Director in July 2014. Andy has a wealth of experience in the housing sector and a proven track record of delivering high performing housing management and supported housing services which are responsive to changing operating conditions and customer requirements. As Customer Services Director, he is responsible for Asset Management, Allocations, Tenancy and Estate Management, Income Management, Support Services, Catering and Community Involvement.

Chris Fawcett, Business Transformation Director

Appointed in 2015, Chris now takes the lead in driving digital transformation and Broadacres status as an employer of choice in the local community. In his current role he is responsible for the management and leadership of Human Resources, Information Technology and Communications. Chris is also the Company Secretary and an affiliate member of ICSA.

David Smith, Resource Director

David Smith is a Chartered, Certified and Public Finance accountant with more than 20 years’ experience in central and local government and the housing sectors. After six years in the civil service and more recently eighteen years with professional services David brings strategic financial and commercial insight to Broadacres. As Executive Director of Resources David is responsible for finance and treasury management, legal services, procurement and facilities. He champions value for money and financial transparency. He is local to Northallerton having lived in the area since 2003.