Introducing Our Chief Executive & Directors

We are delighted to introduce you to Bernard, David Anne and Claire who lead the Arcon Team.
Meet... Bernard Gallagher

Bernard Gallagher, Chief Executive

Bernard joined us, as Chief Executive, in February 2016. With over 30 years’ experience in the world of housing, Bernard could not be better placed to lead Arcon’s modernisation and transformation into a more dynamic and progressive organisation. In his former roles of Director and Group Chief Executive of national, regional and local housing associations, Bernard has built up an excellent track record in growing and positively transforming organisations. Bernard holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Diploma in Management Studies. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing, a Member of the Royal Society of Arts and a qualified performance coach.

Meet... David Lovelady

David Lovelady, Operations Director

Over the past 30 years, David has worked for a range of national and regional housing associations. He joined Arcon in 2000, working as Housing Director until mid-2016, when he took up the new role of Operations Director. David acts as a mentor for the Housing Diversity Network and the Chartered Institute of Housing and was recently appointed as an Academy School Governor.

Meet... Anne Southern

Anne Southern, Corporate Services Director

Anne joined Arcon in 2005, as Finance Director and also took on the role of Company Secretary. Recently, she has been appointed as Corporate Services Director. Anne has built up impressive experience, in the social housing sector, having worked for a range of housing associations over the past 20 years. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and a Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, holding a Certificate in International Treasury Management. As an experienced Board and Committee Member, she also plays a valuable role in the running of other housing associations.

Meet .... Claire Morris

 

Claire Morris, Development Director

Claire joined Arcon as Development Director in May 2018 having worked within Housing Development for over 25 years, within both  the public and private sector. Claire holds a Masters Degree in Urban Renewal and Regeneration