02 February 2021




10:00 - 11:00

A webinar demonstrating an innovative partnership to improve diversity at board level

This webinar hosted by CIH West Midlands will provide an opportunity to engage with representatives from Progress Housing Group and Together Housing Group about their innovative partnership that has led to improving diversity of thought at board level. 

Why attend?

  • Find out how the associations worked together to develop a trainee board member programme that enables people to develop relevant skills and gain experience to secure future board positions

What you will learn?

  • You will hear about the programme from both the facilitators and participants and share learning on how initiatives such as this can create opportunities for great governance through board diversity in the future

Who should get involved?

  • This webinar will be of particular interest to anyone considering applying for a housing organisation board role in the future and those working in governance-related roles who may be considering a development programme for aspiring board members

Your speakers

  • Gillian Hayhurst, head of governance and deputy company secretary, Progress Housing Group
  • Adrian Gordon, governance manager, Together Housing Group
  • Luke Baptiste, trainee board member, Progress Housing Group
  • Shubash Miah, trainee board member, Together Housing Group


  • Jill Allcoat, regional manager, Chartered Institute of Housing

Delegates will be given the opportunity to verbally participate during the session. Please ensure that you are in a quiet, noise-free environment, we also recommend using a microphone and a speaker headset.

Package Member Non-Member
Standard rate Free £20 + VAT

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