Peter McCormack

Peter McCormackChief Executive

“I joined Derwent Living as Chief Executive in March 2008. My role is to work closely with the Board and Executive team to provide overall strategic direction for the Group and to oversee the performance of the organisation in all its facets. I recognise the unique blend Derwent Living offers: a true social business with its social and community functions supported by a thriving commercial sector. My aim is to drive improvements in the business, so all our customers have a good experience and that Derwent Living makes a positive impact on people’s lives.”

Samantha Veal

Samantha VealDevelopment

“I lead the Development team and together we are responsible for the construction and acquisition of new homes for rent and home ownership. My team and I work closely with colleagues, customers and external partners to maximize the number of new homes we can bring to the region to ensure quality housing choices for the communities we work in.”

Emma-Kate Fletcher

Emma-Kate FletcherPeople and Organisational Development

“I am responsible for People and Organisational Development and I lead the human resources, marketing and performance teams. I’m responsible for ensuring that we have the resources in place to deliver our business plan. This includes having the right strategies, tools and, above all, people to deliver our services. My previous experience both in housing and the wider private sector is very much on the people side of the business.”

Lynn Clayton - Assistant Director Housing

Lynn ClaytonAssistant Director – Housing

“I joined the Executive Team in June 2016 as Assistant Director –  Housing.  I am  responsible for Housing Operations, which includes customer services, affordable housing, home ownership, asset management and key worker accommodation.  I have extensive experience at Executive Director/Managing Director level, both within the housing association and local authority sectors.  My role is to ensure that our performance delivers excellence and value for money, and meets the agreed customer standards, ensuring that we always put our customers at the heart of everything we do.”

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