bpha has appointed Jeff Astle as its new Executive Director of Development and Sales to play a key role in its continued success.
Mr Astle was previously the Director of New Business at the Guinness Partnership, having worked at the organisation for over 14 years.
Starting in January 2018, Mr Astle brings a wealth of experience of large scale development projects and for-profit development which will augment bpha’s current development and sales strengths.
Mr Astle will lead bpha’s Development and Sales business units to drive the organisation’s plans to deliver circa 3,000 new affordable homes over the next five years and to help shape the development of their ‘for-profit’ subsidiary, Bushmead Homes.
Kevin Bolt, bpha’s Chief Executive, said: “We are delighted to welcome Jeff to the bpha Board and Executive Team in the New Year. His experience and skills will strengthen our team enabling us to extend our development activities into new areas.”
Mr Astle said: “Joining bpha at such an exciting time of change and growth for both the organisation and the market place will give me the opportunity to contribute significantly to its development plans.
“I am impressed by bpha’s ambition, ethos and track record of growth and improvement over the last few years and am looking forward to playing a significant part in its future.”