David Gooch appointed Executive Director of Development at Network Homes
Network Homes has announced the appointment of David Gooch as Executive Director of Development, with immediate effect. He succeeds Vicky Savage, who after 10 successful years has joined L&Q.
David will be responsible for delivering Network Homes’ ambitious development programme, which includes building around 1,000 new homes a year and meeting its 1,752 new homes target as a GLA Strategic Partner. He will also oversee the Joint Venture between Network Homes and Stanhope plc to deliver over 550 new homes in Southall, Ealing.
David joined Network Homes in 2014 and his most recent role was Commercial Director where he was responsible for the leadership of the New Business, Strategic Land and Build to Rent teams. His new role will see him driving the success of the New Homes, Constructions & Regeneration and Commercial teams at Network Homes.
With over 30 years’ experience in the affordable housing sector, David brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience of housing development, management and urban regeneration.
Helen Evans, Network Homes’ Chief Executive, said: “We went through a very thorough recruitment process to make sure we found the right person for this significant role. We had a strong pool of candidates, but David’s excellent experience and the fact he’s already been a major driving force behind Network Homes’ success makes him the best person for the job.”
Commenting on his appointment, David Gooch said: “I firmly believe in Network Homes’ philosophy that good homes make everything possible, so I’m really looking forward to leading Network Homes’ Development Team. We have an ambitious Growth Strategy which will deliver high quality homes for Social and Affordable Rent, Shared Ownership, Build to Rent and Private Sale across London and Hertfordshire.”