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Abbeyfield: Mike Turner
Abbeyfield¸ a charity providing housing, residential care and support to older people, has appointed Mike Turner as its chair.
Turner has been a trustee on the Abbeyfield board since September 2021. He is an experienced board director, who has worked in senior roles within the infrastructure, commercial, social housing and retirement living sectors, with a particular focus on strategic planning, asset management, procurement and operational delivery within regulated markets.
He is a non-executive director of Ian Williams, a large property services company, where he has been a board director for more than 20 years.
Turner is also an executive director of the National Housing Maintenance Forum (NHMF) and chair of the NHMF service providers forum, as well as a member of a number of industry bodies including the Associated Retirement Community Operators group, the Association of Residential Managing Agents and the Chartered Institute of Housing. He was also an author of The Housing Forum’s ‘An independent future in retirement living’ report.
Turner said: “I am looking forward to using my knowledge and understanding of housing provision for older people to support Abbeyfield in the next chapter of their development.”