Ann Cornelius has worked at a senior level in the housing association sector for over 30 years, holding three Chief Executive roles. She has significant experience in large scale change projects and business transformation, using leadership skills to effect changes to culture and staff attainment. She specialises in leading teams to improve services and performance and enabling organisations to transform both culturally and operationally.
Ann has a wide range of functional experience in a wide range of services, including housing management, asset management, development, supported housing, customer services, commercial services and community development. She also a track record of working with Boards of Management to help them work through change, develop new approaches and create a new strategic plan. In particular, she has worked on specific projects relating to governance improvements, business planning, corporate planning, financial reporting, audit and risk. She is experienced in working with Regulators, Commissioners, Health, Social Services and the Voluntary Sector in England and Wales. Ann remains a member of the Board of a Housing Association in the South West and is Chair of a Domestic Abuse support service.