Our Executive Management team manages Raven and are overseen by a non-executive Board of Directors.
Jonathan Higgs, Chief Executive joined Raven in August 2010. He was previously Chief Executive of Oxford Citizens Housing Association and then worked for the Home Group, where he was Managing Director of Home South, before joining us.
Mark Thrasher, Group Director of Finance has been with Raven since March 2012. Mark trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG and has worked in housing for 16 years, including Dane Housing and Wulvern Housing. He has a degree in Economic and Social History and is a keen motorcyclist.
Nigel Newman, Group Director of Operations joined Raven from Thames Valley Housing Association where he was Head of Housing. Nigel has a MA in Housing Policy and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIOH). Nigel's wide range of housing experience comes from working in housing associations as well as local authorities.
Theresa Hobson-Frohock, Group Director of People and Business Transformation joined Raven in Oct 2014 from HMRC where she had been the HR Director responsible for the Corporate Centre and Business Taxes supporting 9000 employes through business transformation, organisation design and leadership team development. Prior to this Theresa’s gained multi-sector recognition for creating award winning strategic HR Business partnership and Change Management teams. Her voluntary community involvement has covered Youth, Counselling for the isolated and vulnerable and designing retreat programmes. Theresa's goal is to simply facilitate individuals and teams to realise and harness their unique strengths to be the best they can be.