Introducing Our Board & Committee Members



We are delighted to introduce you to members of our Board and Committees.
meet....michael Corfield

Michael Corfield (Chair)

Mike, who joined our Board in 2018, has over 25 years’ experience in social housing sector, working for both local authorities and housing associations.  Mike has been responsible to a wide range of frontline customer services including repairs, housing management, customer involvement, income collection, welfare benefits and customer contact centres.  Mike is passionate about ensuring services deliver outstanding value for customers and is determined that housing providers do not lose their sense of social purpose.

Meet... David Broadbent

David Broadbent (Vice Chair)

David, a widely experienced director and manager of house building and development companies, joined our Board in 2014. He was previously Regional Chairman of Persimmon Homes and now works as a consultant, specialising in framework agreements, development and refurbishment projects.

Meet....Laura Dalton

Laura Dalton

Laura has 13 years experience of leading teams within the social housing sector, having worked for a number of housing providers. Currently working as an Area Manager for Hanover Housing Association, a retirement and extra care specialist provider. Laura has vast experience of leading multi disciplinary teams, with key experience in tenancy and housing management , ASB, and environmental issues. Laura’s passion is community development and has led on a number of projects to improve communities. 

Meet....Amanda Moat

Amanda Moat

Amanda joined our Board in March 2018. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, a Member of the Institute of Risk Management and a Volunteer for North West's Change Management Institute with over 12 years delivering Strategic Agendas on Executive Boards for Insurance, Financial and Legal Service Sectors. She holds an International Diploma for Risk Management awarded by the IRM. Amanda now works as a consultant specialising in Governance, Risk, Compliance and Transformation.

Meet Peter

Peter Styche


A former senior civil servant with wide range of experience in housing, regeneration and planning policy development and implementation, primarily at regional and sub regional level.  Developed a broad knowledge of the housing issues affecting the North West and retains a strong commitment to the region.  A strong advocate of customer scrutiny and involvement and strong, effective governance.

As Chair of Helena Partnerships, Peter was instrumental in developing the close working relationship with Golden Gates Housing Trust which culminated in them coming together to form Torus in 2015.He has only recently stood down from positions on the Board of Torus and as Chair of Helena partnerships Board, having completed just over 9 years Board membership at Helena.

Peter has been a Group Board member since 2018 and nominated Arcon Board member since May 2019.