Linda Covery


Linda is a partner in TLT Law’s Real Estate Group. With 30 years’ experience of advising the social housing sector, Linda specialises in the development of social and affordable housing as standalone projects or as part of mixed use regeneration schemes involving local authorities and joint ventures. Linda joined Mount Green’s Board in September 2013 and became vice Chair at the September 2015 AGM. Linda was elected Chair by the Board on Tuesday 27th September 2016.

Robert Pearce

Vice Chair and Chair of Remuneration and HR Committee

Robert is the Homeownership Project Manager at Swan Housing Group. He has over 40 years of social housing management experience and specialises in shared ownership, leasehold management, regeneration, value for money and service improvement initiatives. Robert became a Board member in January 2012 and sits on the Audit and Risk Committee

David Carton

Board Member

David retired from Legal & General Investment Management, the largest fund management group in the UK, in 2016 having spent 35 years as an equity and fixed income analyst. During that period he covered a large range of sectors including the Housing Association sector. He is a member of MORhomes’ Credit Committee, a new lender to the Housing Association sector. He joined the Mount Green Board in July 2018.

Mike May

Board Member

Mike is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and has a degree in architecture. He has been working in the construction industry for over 40 years, with major contractors and developers in both the private and public sectors. His considerable experience as a Construction Director for house builders and property companies will be important in supporting our Development programme. Mike became a Board member in 2018 and also sits on the Audit and Risk Committee.

Lisa Morris

Board Member

An experienced communication and marketing professional, Lisa has worked in the housing sector for over 20 years and is Director of Communications at Optivo. In addition, Lisa is also Chair of the National Housing Federation Communications Network.

Alison Pooley-Wem

Board Member

Alison has expertise at senior level in change and transformation management as well as considerable experience in delivering extensive IT projects. Having worked in a number of sectors Alison brings valuable commercial expertise to the board. In addition, Alison runs more than one business including a small family property company.

Alison Whittington

Board Member

Allison joined Mount Green’s Board in January 2017. Allison is a qualified Management Accountant and she is the Head of Housing for Zurich Municipal. Allison has in excess of 20 years of commercial business experience both at home and internationally. Allison also holds a non-executive role with an insurance broker.

Ray Wilkinson

Board Member

Until very recently Ray was a resident at one of the first schemes built by Mount Green where she had lived for over 40 years. A retired NHS Manager of Surgical and Ophthalmic Services, Ray was a founder member of our Residents Forum and chaired her local residents association. Ray also became the first resident to chair one of our committees. She brings the invaluable experience of the health service and as a recipient of our services.

Jill Maddison

Resident Board Member