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Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association appoints Interim Chief Executive

Leeds and Yorkshire Housing Association have announced that Mark Pearson has been appointed as Interim Chief Executive.

Mark has worked at the LYHA as Deputy Chief Executive for 6 months and was previously Assistant Director of Communities and Customer Service at Muir Group Housing Association, having worked in the social housing sector for 21 years. Mark takes over from Chief Executive, Lisa Pickard, who leaves the organisation after 6 and a half years. 

LYHA Chair, Mike Gaskell said:

“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Pearson as Interim Chief Executive. He is a strong and inspiring leader and I am excited to work alongside him to continue to provide excellent quality affordable homes and services that make a positive impact on the people and communities in Leeds and Yorkshire. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Lisa for her hard work at LYHA over the past few years and we wish her every success in the future”