Alice has over 9 years experience working in Governance in a number of Housing providers including an LSVT, an ALMO and a Group structure with commercial subsidiaries. During this same period she also worked with the BDA., including writing the guide ‘At home with performance data’ and other consultancy work. While on maternity leave from the GreenSquare Group she started working with the BDA more, leading on the Go! Governance Officers network, running training sessions and Webinars for Governance staff and Boards. Prior to working in Housing she spent four years getting her Phd and five years in research in Molecular Biology. From this she brings analytical and problem isolating and solving skills to any project she takes on.
Alice’s initial area of Governance expertise, is from the perspective of the Governance Officer/Manager and she has seen and heard most of the problems out there! Including those relating to:
- Board recruitment, training and appraisals,
- Resident Scrutiny,
- Governance staff recruitment, training, motivating and management,
- Meeting management, minutes, rules and standing order interpretation; and
- Company secretary responsibilities.
During her time with the BDA, Alice has worked with Boards, Chair's, CEO's and Board members on a variety of Governance related projects.
She also has experience in performance data collation, policy, project research, business continuity, legal services procurment and management and communications.
Outside of work with the BDA Alice also works for the GreenSquare Group Ltd, a RP covering Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. She is a mum to 4 year old twins and runs Bristol's Sarcoidosis support group (an rare immune disord that can affect the whole body). When time permits she loves good food and wine and travel (dont we all!!).