Jo Boaden

Jo Boaden CBE


First appointed 21 September 2022

Jo was appointed Chair in September 2023. She started her career as an Environmental Health Officer in Glasgow and has since held a number of senior roles in housing, regeneration and social policy across the UK in both the public and private sectors. Prior to her retirement, Jo was Chief Executive of the Northern Housing Consortium for 9 years.

An experienced Non Executive, Jo is a member of the Board of the Regulator of Social Housing in England and Chair of CaCHE North and the Midlands Hub – the UK collaborative centre for housing evidence.  Prior to this Jo was Chair of Your Homes Newcastle, one of the largest property management organisations in the North East of England.

A former winner of the prestigious Woman of the Year title at the 2018 Women in Housing Awards,  Jo was awarded a CBE for services to housing in 2018 and holds a LLB (Hons) and MBA. Jo also previously sat on the Board of our sister organisation, Wheatley Homes Glasgow.

Interest outside of Wheatley

  • Regulator of Social Housing in England – Board member
  • CaCHE North and the Midlands Hub - Chair

Intra Group Appointments:

  • Wheatley Solutions Limited - Chair
  • Wheatley Housing Group Limited- Non-Executive Director
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