bpha has appointed Julian Pearce as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Julian has spent over 20 years in a range of senior executive finance roles, most recently as Chief Financial Officer at NHS Property Services and has a strong track record as a senior executive operating at Board level.
Julian has previously been a Partner at KPMG where he headed up their Financial Sector Transaction Services Business. He has also been a Finance Director at Lloyds Banking Group.
Julian will replace current Interim CFO Francesco Elia.
Kevin Bolt, bpha’s Chief Executive, said: “We are delighted to welcome Julian to bpha as our new CFO.
“Julian will strengthen bpha’s senior team with his extensive experience gained in a range of roles ranging from financial consultancy through to property services. He joins us at an exciting time as we continue to invest the development of our customer service, further new homes in the strategically important Oxford to Cambridge Arc and the next steps in the organisation’s operational efficiency.”
“I would like to record our thanks to Francesco Elia for all the work he has done as Interim CFO and his contribution to our organisation.”
Julian, who officially joins bpha on 14 October, said: “I am delighted to be joining an organisation that has such a strong track record of delivering high-quality affordable housing over many years and look forward to ensuring that bpha maintains its strong financial position.”