The Society is governed by a Committee of Management. Members of the Committee are volunteers and receive no payment except for out of pocket expenses.
Their activity is controlled by the Rules of the Society and a Code of Conduct.
Jane is the Chief Executive and Company Secretary of jLiving, Jewish Community Housing Association and has been with the organisation for 22 years. Prior to this she worked for a large London based social landlord providing specialist support services to vulnerable tenants living alone in the wider community. She has extensive experience in managing sheltered and supported housing and has a background in adult care and mental health services. In her role she has recently led on a merger with another community-based housing provider based in Hove. She currently leads the Senior Management Team and works closely with the jLiving Board and jLiving’s community partners.
Jane is passionate about the role that smaller housing associations must play within their communities and believes that excellent services and accommodation can only happen when staff, board members and tenants work together proactively. She is delighted to have the opportunity to join the Orchard Housing Society as Chair and is looking forward to working with the staff and tenants in the months and years to come.
Jane currently chairs the National Network of Jewish Housing and is also a Board Member and Company Secretary of a private residents’ society based in Surrey.
Jane lives with her husband in Surrey where they spend most of their spare time walking their 2 Cockapoos.
Graham Cunnold is a Financial Analyst with a wealth of experience in Change Management and Property Management.
Following initial training in Mechanical Engineering at Bristol University he studied Business Administration and Financial Analysis at the University of Westminster.
He worked for Honeywell and Rio Tinto Zinc before joining Hoffman la Roche "to introduce modern management practice" to the UK business in the wake of the Monopolies Commission ruling against them. He subsequently joined the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation, becoming its General Secretary in 1982.
Graham retired in 1995 and has run his own business (property and printing) which he sold prior to joining The Orchard. He has lived in the suburb for 40 years.
After gaining a degree in Economics from the London School of Economics Stephen was a Chartered Accountant for some 45 years. He worked as an accountant in London and Canada and then became a fund manager in the City. He subsequently worked in various roles including venture capital, corporate finance, stockbroking and general advisory. He has run his own consultancy for the last 15 years working with technology start-ups. Stephen was for 5 years a trustee and treasurer of a charity based in London, working in drug policy and advice. He has lived in Hampstead Garden Suburb for the last 40 years.
Currently working for Jewish Care and Mencap. Volunteer at Colindale Police Station as an Appropriate Adult Panel member.
Formerly: Lawyer, financial and marketing consultant. Resident of Suburb for 30+ years.
Widow, therefore interested in healthy aging and particularly preventative interventions for dementia and diabetes.
Tim is a Neurologist and Chief Medical Information Officer at a local hospital. He also works at the regional level to improve health and care outcomes. He enjoys working with people to deliver incremental or transformational change. Tim was educated and trained in Cambridge, with further higher and academic training at Queen Square and the Royal Free. Prior to joining the Orchard, he was a senior trustee at the Cambridge University Graduate Union, supporting the delivery of student services. He has lived in the Suburb since 2018
Retired. Formerly: civil servant; university teacher; business executive and management consultant; Chairman, Hemihelp, a national charity for children with hemiplegia: Chairman Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust 2008-2013. Resident on the Suburb since 1982. Married to Ann Walker, four daughters.