executive management team



Geraldine Howley, Group Chief Executive

Geraldine was appointed Group Chief Executive in February 2003 at the formation of the organisation. She has a BA Hons Degree in Housing, is a Chartered Surveyor and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

In May 2015 Geraldine became President of the CIH.

She holds a number of key influential positions including Chair of the National Housing Federation Yorkshire and Humber Chief Executive Forum, Council Member of the Yorkshire and Humber CBI and is a member of the International Housing Partnership and also the PlaceShapers Group.

Locally, Geraldine is a member of the Bradford District Partnership and Bradford Producer City.


Jez Lester, Assistant Chief Executive Asset Management

Jez joined the company in 2003 and was appointed to his current post in January 2007. He has over 30 years of housing experience in the areas of finance, housing management, strategy, regeneration and asset management.

Jez has responsibility for the Asset Management function which includes day to day and void repairs, planned maintenance, regeneration initiatives, statutory compliance, new build projects, estate services, commercial and leasehold properties and the management of our in-house repairs and refurbishment service.




Adrienne Reid, Assistant Chief Executive Neighbourhood Services

Adrienne joined Incommunities in September 2008 moving from the 1066 Housing Association in Hastings. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and holds a professional housing qualification. She has broad and significant experience of the housing sector.

Adrienne has responsibility for the neighbourhood service, looking after customer tenancies and providing support for vulnerable customers, the legal service responding to Anti-Social Behaviour and the delivering of a range of employment services, skills training and business start-up support for residents through the group’s Open Field operation.


Greg Robinson, Assistant Chief Executive Resources

Greg joined the housing group in 2004 moving from Craven District Council, to take up the post of Head of Business Services for Bradford Building Services. He was then promoted to the role of Director of Buildingservices. As its Director he oversaw the transformation of Incommunities’ repairs service into a more customer focused operation. This included setting up a one stop service centre handling 13,000 calls a month

Greg is a fully qualified accountant and has executive responsibility for finance, legal and governance, ICT, HR services and a scrutiny role for the organisation’s business development. Greg has extensive experience and a strong track record in finance and operational management and delivering effective customer services. Greg is a Board Member of the Northern Housing Consortium.