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Family Mosaic is managed by its Executive Management Team.  Family Mosaic’s work is managed and monitored closely by the Family Mosaic Board, The Risk Management and Audit Committee, and the Finance and Development Committee.

The Board of Family Mosaic governs the activities of the Family Mosaic Group and is responsible for our strategic direction. It comprises eight non-executive directors, our Chief Executive and three tenant board members. Each Board member gives their time for free, bringing their own expertise and experience to support Family Mosaic’s decision-making.

Executive Management Team

Executive Management Team

Brendan Sarsfield

Brendan Sarsfield

Chief Executive

Brendan was appointed Chief Executive of Family Mosaic at its point of merger in 2006. He joined Mosaic Homes in 2001 as Chief Executive. Previously, he was a Director at Family HA for seven years. He spent five years at London & Quadrant as a senior manager and has also worked in local government.

Ashling Fox

Ashling Fox

Group Customer Services Director

Ashling joined Family Mosaic as Group Customer Services Director in March 2015. Ashling was previously appointed as Head of Home Emergency Operations at AA. Ashling has a wealth of experience in customer service relationship management through many channels of service delivery.

Moira Griffiths

Moira Griffiths

Group Care and Support Director

Moira joined Family Mosaic in 2003 initially as a manager for Supported Housing Services in North Essex. She became responsible for all Essex Services in 2010 and expanded her role to include London Services in 2012. Moira was appointed as Group Care & Support Director in October 2014. Her new role includes all Essex, London & South region services and the Health, Wealth and Wellbeing through Housing Service.

Ken Youngman

Ken Youngman

Finance Director

Ken is responsible for Finance, Information Technology, Income Collection and Credit Control, Rents and Service Charges and Treasury. He has been with Family Mosaic since 2001, having previously worked in the commercial services sector at Director level. He is currently on the Board of Christian Action Enfield and on the Finance Committee of Innisfree HA.

John Gibbons

John Gibbons

Director of Corporate Services

John came to Family Mosaic from Family Housing Association where he had the role of Director of Planning and Communications. John is a qualified surveyor and worked in the private sector before concentrating on home improvement projects for local government and housing associations. Prior to joining Family in 1998 he was at Moat Housing, where he was Technical Director and then Group Director of Central Services.

Dick Mortimer

Dick Mortimer

Group Director of Development and Sales

Dick moved into his role at Family Mosaic having been Development Director for Mosaic Homes since January 2002. He has also worked at Pavilion HA, Swan HA and Southwark Council. Previous roles have included Assistant Director of Housing, Operation Director and Development Director. Dick has a BSc in Economics from the University of Wales.

John Schofield

John Schofield

Director of Research and Development

John came to Family Mosaic from Family Housing Association. He joined Family in 1997 as Assistant Director of Landmark HA (Family’s shared-ownership subsidiary), becoming Director in 1999 and then Group Director in July 2002. Prior to joining Family, he worked for the Lewisham Council, Croydon Council and Keith Cardale Groves Surveyors. John, who has 27 years’ experience of social housing, is a member of two local strategic partnerships: the Southwark Alliance and Lambeth First.

Family Mosaic Board

Family Mosaic Board

Ian Peters

Ian Peters

Chair

Ian has 30 years experience in the financial services and energy sectors in executive leadership roles. He has led large companies (most recently British Gas) and small, challenger businesses (e.g Goldfish Bank). Ian is chair of Family Mosaic, a Non-executive director of Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust, The Floow, Carers UK and also Chairs British Gas Services Limited and Employers for Carers. He sits on the combined Centro Place Investments/Derwent FM Board and the Treasury Committee.

Shaima Mezzi

Shaima Mezzi

Shaima is a Family Mosaic tenant and has worked as a housing officer for elderly residents in supported housing, as well as in the lettings and neighbourhood management teams and the contact centre. Shaima currently works in a school as a teaching assistant and is also responsible for updating the school website and online learning platform. Shaima also runs an after school computer programming club and a film club.

Brendan Sarsfield

Brendan Sarsfield

Group Chief Executive

Brendan joined Mosaic Homes in 2001 as Chief Executive. Prior to this, he was a Director at Family HA for seven years. He spent five years working at London and Quadrant as a senior manager, and has also worked in local government. Brendan was appointed as Chief Executive of Family Mosaic at its point of merger in June 2006.

Deirdre Moss

Deirdre Moss

Deirdre has worked in the insurance industry for over twenty five years with FTSE 100 companies. Specialising in Human Resources, she has led major changes involving large diverse workforces. Recently, she has set up her own executive coaching company, and also sits on the advisory group of a London based training company. She has championed diversity issues throughout her career and continues to work in a voluntary capacity in this area.

Barry McNamara

Barry McNamara

Barry is a landscape gardener and has been a long-term tenant with Family Mosaic and its predecessors. At present, Barry is involved in helping Family Mosaic set up a large food-growing community scheme in his Clapham neighbourhood.

Janine Desmond

Janine Desmond

Janine is a senior executive with ten years of Board experience within the recruitment industry for care and support. Janine works across the sector speaking and working with industry organisations, including REC (Recruitment employment Confederation) and Skills for Care.

Mike Verrier

Mike Verrier

Mike is the Group Treasurer of Wolseley plc, a FTSE 100 company. He has over 30 years of experience in finance having previously held senior positions in banking and in treasury management. Mike is a qualified accountant and corporate treasurer.

Cath Shaw

Cath Shaw

Cath is a senior local authority executive, working on regeneration, housing development and economic growth. Previously, Cath worked at the Office for the Deputy Prime Minister as Deputy Director of Corporate Strategy.

Keith Clancy

Keith Clancy

Keith is a tenant of Family Mosaic. He is a founder member of the Earl’s Court Community Trust and the literary coordinator of the Earl’s Court Festival. Having worked in journalism, Keith is now a freelance piano tuner. His special interest is community investment and he sits on the Family Mosaic Community Foundation Board. Keith is also a longstanding member of SGIUK, a world peace movement affiliated to the United Nations.

Jane Milligan

Jane Milligan

Jane has worked in the NHS for over 25 years, having first qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1987. Working in London, Devon and Cornwall, her clinical area of speciality was in Neuroscience. She has worked in Tower Hamlets for over 12 years, in both commissioning and service management roles with 6 years of Board level experience. Jane was appointed as the Chief Executive for NHS Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group in September 2012.

Richard Stevens

Richard Stevens

Richard is a chartered accountant and spent most of his career as a partner in a major regional firm of chartered accountants based in London and the Southeast until he left the City in 2012 to work with a client. Richard is also the Chair of Family Mosaic’s Risk Management and Audit Committee.

Phillipa Aitken

Phillipa Aitken

Phillipa has over 30 years of experience working in the planning and development field. Her career began in local government, and she then moved to several global property advisory firms. Phillipa has a long standing interest in housing delivery, and as a planning consultant has advised both public and private sector clients in this field. Phillipa is also a Non-Executive Director of an NHS Foundation Trust specialising in mental health services.

Improving health, wealth and wellbeing through housing

Improving health, wealth and wellbeing through housing

Improving health, wealth and wellbeing through housing