The Regulatory Board for Wales examines the regulatory performance and activity of the Welsh Government and registered social landlords within the social housing sector. The Minister has appointed two new independent members to the Regulatory Board: Jane Mudd and Kevin Lawrence. Jane is Labour Party member and a Labour councillor for Malpas in Newport. Kevin Lawrence has no political activity declared The appointments will commence on 1 September 2018 and expire automatically on 30 August 2021. The post of Independent Member is a paid post earning £198 per day.

Ramsay Health Care has appointed Dr Claudia Sussmuth Dyckerhoff as a non-executive director. She has been with management and strategy consultancy McKinsey & Company for 21 years, where she is an external senior adviser. Shareholders will vote on her appointment at the November 14 AGM.

The Deeley Group, which is based at the Coventry Business Park, has hired Anthony Holt as the company’s new group development director and Jane Fradgley as senior development manager. Hold said: “I am delighted to join the Deeley Group at such an exciting time for the business. I have been involved with sourcing, obtaining planning and developing out residential development and mixed use opportunities in the Midlands for over 25 years. “I worked at Crosby Homes, part of the Berkeley Group, when they first ventured into city centre living in the Midlands, developing out schemes including Symphony Court in Birmingham. “I went on to work with other housing developers in the retirement and open market sectors.

When Stephen Javes started at Orwell Housing Group, the organisation had 15 staff, 800 homes and a £750,000 turnover. On Friday, he leaves it in rather a different shape; as a much more diverse provider, with 4,500 dwellings, a £50m turnover and 800 people on its payroll. His organisation now provides dwellings for people in housing need, including hostels and specialist accommodation for older people, those with learning disabilities and people fleeing domestic abuse.

Mark Dale has been appointed catering & hospitality manager at Stockpot not-for-profit provider, Borough Care.

Mainstay Medical International plc, a medical device company focused on commercializing ReActiv8®, an implantable restorative neurostimulation system designed to treat an underlying cause of disabling Chronic Low Back Pain, today announces that Dr Manus Rogan has decided to step down as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

Three executives have resigned from a newly merged housing association, including the man tipped to take over the organisation. Jake Berriman was deputy chief executive of 10,000-home Connexus Group but has left his post. Paul Sutton, director of assets and development at Connexus and Matthew Hill, head of development at the association’s construction arm Floreat Homes have also quit.

Healthwatch England has appointed Sir Robert Francis QC as its new a chair, taking over from current chair Jane Mordue after her three-year tenure.