Our Executive Team

The Executive Team is made up of the Chief Executive and four senior managers. Together they cover all areas of our work and are responsible for the effective day-to-day running of Cornerstone.

Rick Williams

Chief Executive

Our Chief Executive since 1993, Rick has extensive experience of more than 35 years of working in the housing sector and first joined us as Housing Manager in 1985. Rick has executive responsibility for our day to day operations and organisational performance. Rick is an executive member of the Board.

Clare Beach

Head of Housing

Clare joined us in 2016 as Housing Manager, bringing with her 10 years’ experience in various housing and neighbourhood management roles. Clare and her team, which includes our Customer Service Advisers, are responsible for the day to day management of our properties, from lettings to income, anti-social behaviour, estate management and tenant involvement

Tim Lewry

Head of Property Services

Tim joined Cornerstone in April 2019, having spent over 12 years in the construction industry before qualifying as a Building Surveyor and starting his journey in the world of social housing. He has spent a number of years as an Asset Manager. Managing the Repairs, Maintenance and Compliance for approximately 7500 properties providing him with valuable experience, which he is looking forward to bringing to Cornerstone.

Joanne Martin

Finance Director

Jo is an FCCA qualified accountant with 15 years’ experience in the both housing and commercial sector and joined us in 2019. Jo is a solutions focus practitioner specialising in strategic planning, business transformation and change management. Jo and her team are responsible for our financial affairs as well as managing ICT, HR and regulation.

Anne Seaborne

Head of Development

Development Manager since 2002, Anne first joined us in 1998 with a broad range of experience in various local authority housing roles. Anne and her team are responsible for the delivery of our new housing developments, overseeing projects from conception to completion, as well as managing our PR and marketing.