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.

Tom Woodman

Chief Executive

Tom joined as Chief Executive in early 2020. He has extensive experience of the sector, having had a range of senior housing association roles. He has overall responsibility for operational delivery, organisational performance and setting strategic direction with the board. Tom is a member of the Policy Advisory Committee of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

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.

Joanne Martin

Finance Director/ Deputy CEO

Jo is an FCCA qualified accountant with 15 years’ experience in the both housing and commercial sector and joined us in 2019, soon after Jo was appointed as our Deputy CEO . 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

Head of Development 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.