John Kettlewell - Independent Board Member (Vice Chair)

John has been an independent financial consultant since 2005. His assignments have included Havering Council, CityWest Homes, Stevenage Homes and Redbridge Council. He was an adviser to the DCLG on local authority self-financing of the Housing Revenue Account. Prior to becoming an independent financial consultant he spent more than 30 years working for Kirklees, East Hampshire and Tower Hamlets councils at a senior level.

He is a CIPFA qualified accountant and serves as a member of the Housing and Local Authority Accounting Panels of that professional body. He has delivered a range of training courses and master classes for CIPFA on accounting, finance and business planning.

John chairs EastendHomes' Finance & Audit Committee, and was appointed Vice Chair of EastendHomes in December 2018.