Board & Executives

Judith Winterbourne

Judith Winterbourne

Chair

Judith joined the Board in 2017 following a career in housing of over 30 years, 20 years as an executive officer and the last 10 years as a Managing Director of a 13,000 housing association based in the North West.

Steven License

Steven License

Deputy Chair

Steve's background is in housing and community investment having worked in both local authorities and housing association's across the North of England.

Martin Newsholme

Martin Newsholme

Chair of ARC

Martin is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 30 years experience of advising a wide range of businesses in public & private sector. Currently acting as a consultant to businesses on improving governance and all financial matters. He became Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee in 2020.

Dr. Anthony Rimmer

Dr. Anthony Rimmer

Board Member

Tony worked as a full time GP in a town centre practise for 25 years and was also involved in commissioning health services. He now does locum sessions, works in A&E and sits on Tribunals for the Ministry of Justice.

Tracey Mainwaring

Tracey Mainwaring

Board Member

Prior to raising her family, Tracey worked in both commercial and housing industries as a Legal Director. She now works at Citizens Advice Bureau in many areas but specialises in money advice, insolvency and housing issues.

Eliot Ward

Eliot Ward

Board Member

Eliot joined the Board in 2014. He is a chartered surveyor with over 25 years' private and public sector experience in all areas relating to commercial property and mixed-use urban regeneration.

David Simons

David Simons

Board Member

David has lived in the Warrington area for 15 years, having held senior management roles with Boots, Shop Direct and The Co-op, before serving as senior executive officer to the National Pharmacy Association. David also serves as a trustee at Culture Warrington and non-executive at Avela Services. Working as a self-employed consultant, he has recently advised the Charity Commission and RSPCA.

Janet Richmond

Janet Richmond

Board Member

Janet is an experienced Management Consultant with over twenty years’ experience in housing. Her career includes senior roles within HR and Organisational Development with Barclays Bank and in the housing sector. Janet is Chair of Lancashire Mind mental health charity, an accomplished speaker and business coach.

Alison Dean

Alison Dean

Board Member

Alison is Executive Director of People and Culture at a North-West based housing association. She has over twenty years’ experience working in the housing sector, starting her career in customer involvement, before branching into regeneration and a variety of operational housing management and leadership roles. Alison is passionate about driving people-focused change, and has led large scale change programmes that ensure the needs of customers are at the heart of service delivery and positive organisational culture are built.

David Cummins

David Cummins

Chief Executive

David has over 25 years of housing experience, having previously worked in both traditional and stock transfer organisations.

Kirsty Capper

Kirsty Capper

Director of Resources

Kirsty is responsible for delivering the Association's Finance, IT, Customer Support and Business Support services.

Niki Stockton

Niki Stockton

Director of Operations

Niki is responsible for Growth, Asset Management and Customer Services.

Testimonials

“Thank you so much for your help in getting me set up in my new home” 

Anonymous – WHA Resident

“We’re really grateful for the excellent service we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser and the extra money has made a big difference, helping us hire a gardener and be able to go to LifeTime more often where we enjoy singing in the choir”

Mr & Mrs Holland – WHiA Customers

“I’m so grateful to Warrington Housing Association for reaching out to me to make sure I’m claiming my full benefit entitlements”

Ms Heseltine – WHA Resident

“We couldn’t have navigated the benefits system without the fantastic help we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser”

Andrew & Eileen – WHA Residents

“I felt like a big weight had been lifted off my shoulders and that I had somebody on my side”

Barbara, WHA resident

Warrington Housing Association 

Contact Us

Tel: 01925 246810
Fax: 01925 246814
Email: admin@wha.org.uk

Warrington Housing Association, the Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR

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