Bernadette Conroy has been selected as preferred candidate for
the post of Chair of the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH).
Following an open competition, Michael Gove, the Secretary of
State at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
(DLUHC) has announced that Bernadette Conroy has been selected as
the preferred candidate for the post of Chair of the RSH.
Bernadette Conroy is an experienced Chair and Non-Executive
Director operating across several sectors including financial
services, where she is a Non-Executive Director for the Financial
Conduct Authority and housing, where she is Chair of Network
She is also the Independent Chair of the Buildings and Estates
Committee of Cambridge University with responsibility for the
development and maintenance of the University's estate and its
capital build programme and a NED for Milton Keynes Development
Partnerships. Prior to taking on a non-executive portfolio she held
a number of executive roles in financial services.
Pre-appointment scrutiny by the Parliamentary Select Committee
will take place 21 March and the Committee will publish their
recommendations, which the government will consider before deciding
whether to finalise the appointment.