Peter Benz appointed permanent Executive Director of Finance at Network Homes
01 October 2019
Network Homes has announced the appointment of Peter Benz as permanent Executive Director of Finance, with immediate effect, a position he has held in an interim capacity since January 2019.
Peter will continue to work towards ensuring the organisation’s financial stability and sustainability, that financial targets are met and relevant funding is in place to meet strategic targets. He’ll be responsible for realising the financial benefits of Network Homes’ investment in digital transformation, alongside the rest of the Executive team.
Peter came to Network Homes in January 2019 as Interim Executive Director of Finance. He is a qualified accountant (CIMA) and has previously worked in housing and local government finance in London and the home counties, as well as picking up commercial finance experience in the US and southern Africa.
I’m delighted with Peter’s permanent appointment. He’s come through a rigorous selection process and strong external field and will be able to build on the excellent work he’s been doing at Network Homes.Helen Evans, Network Homes’ Chief Executive
Commenting on his appointment, Peter said: “I’m excited to be able to stay at Network Homes and look forward to supporting the business to be financially strong and develop more affordable homes. After our positive financial results for 18/19 and retaining our financial viability result from the regulator, I intend to maintain and improve on our momentum towards becoming a more efficient organisation.”