We have assembled a team of industry specialists to support each of our regional operations and senior management team.
They bring extensive housebuilding experience, working as a team to help us grow sustainably, build high quality homes, deliver excellent customer service and act with integrity throughout the business.
Read their profiles here.
Group HR Director
Responsibility - Overseeing all HR, training, and recruitment related matters across the company.
Background - 20 years of HR related experience with the last 8 years at Avant.
Group IT Director
Responsibility - Overseeing the company’s IT function and cyber security.
Background - 30 years of IT experience, 16 of which have been within the UK housebuilding industry.
Group Finance Director
Responsibility - Overseeing the group finance and operational accounting functions.
Background - 17 years of finance and audit experience, working with private and FTSE listed companies in a range of industries, including housebuilding, construction, and real estate.
Group Marketing Manager
Responsibility - Overseeing the company’s brand, advertising, and PR activities to support regional sales teams.
Background - 12 years of marketing experience, 4 of which have been within the UK housebuilding sector.
Group Head of Business Processes
Responsibility - Delivering operational projects across the company and driving compliance with industry regulations such as the New Homes Quality Code.
Background - Over a decade of UK housebuilding experience, holding sales, marketing, and group strategy roles at two other major housing developers before moving to Avant.
Group Head of Customer Services
Responsibility - Overseeing the company’s customer services departments across all regions.
Background - A decade of UK housebuilding experience, specialising in customer service and sales roles at three other major housing developers before moving to Avant.
Group Strategic Land Director
Responsibility - Sourcing and growing the company’s strategic land bank.
Background - Elected as a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, with over 20 years of planning consultancy and PLC strategic land experience.
Group Special Projects Director
Responsibility - Leading the company’s delivery of PRS and additional affordable housing as well as managing the company’s commercial land holdings.
Background - 26 years of UK housebuilding experience, specialising in land and planning roles at two other major housing developers before moving to Avant.
Responsibility - Intrinsic to delivery of the business’s private rented sector (PRS) strategy
Background - 25 years of UK housebuilding experience, having a commercial background and previously holding PLC Managing Director positions.
Group Head of Affordable Housing Delivery
Responsibility - Leading the execution of the Group’s affordable housing strategy.
Background - Over 17 years’ of project management experience in the UK house building and housing association sectors.
Group Development Director
Responsibility - Overseeing the Group’s valuation processes and controls as well as the commercial teams in the Northern regions.
Background - 23 years of UK housebuilding experience with a commercial focus but most recently as an operations director.
Responsibility - Overseeing the commercial and valuation activities across the Southern regions, and supporting the establishment of the new North West region through site acquisitions.
Background - 28 years of UK housebuilding experience, specialising in Commercial and Technical, and previously holding a PLC Managing Director position.
Group Head of Planning
Responsibility - Providing planning advice to all regions to maximise outlet growth
Background - Over 10 years of private planning consultancy and UK housebuilding experience. Elected as a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute in 2013.
Group Head of Architectural Design
Responsibility - Overseeing the architectural and layout design function, managing the company’s house type range.
Background - Architectural experience in private practice and offsite manufacturing, before moving into the UK housebuilding industry for the last 7 years.