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Senior Management Team

Bernard Gallagher

Bernard Gallagher MBA DMS FCIH
Chief Executive

Bernard joined Arcon, as Chief Executive, in February 2016. As a professionally qualified housing practitioner, with over 30 years’ experience, Bernard holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Diploma in Management Studies. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing, a member of the Royal Society of Arts and a qualified performance coach. In former roles, as a Director and Group Chief Executive of national, regional and local housing associations, Bernard has built up an excellent track record in growing and positively transforming organisations, across the not-for-profit sector.

David Lovelady

David Lovelady BA (HONS) CIHCM
Operations Director

Over the past 30 years, David has worked for a range of national and regional organisations. He joined Arcon in 2000 and worked as Housing Director until mid-2016, when he took up the new role of Operations Director. David acts as a mentor for the Housing Diversity Network and the Chartered Institute of Housing and was recently appointed as an academy school governor.

Anne Southern

Anne Southern FCMA CIHCM
Corporate Services Director

Anne has impressive experience of the social housing sector, having worked for a range of housing associations, over the past 20 years. She joined Arcon in 2005, as Finance Director and is now also Company Secretary. Anne is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and a Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, holding a Certificate in International Treasury Management. As an experienced Board and Committee Member, she also plays a part in the running of other organisations, within the housing association sector.