The Group Board delegates day-to-day management of activities to the Group Chief Executive, Craig Moule, who is responsible for ensuring that the organisation has appropriate executive arrangements in place to meet our objectives and targets, and that those arrangements reflect the complex needs of our business, including financial performance, capital investment, compliance, growth and business planning.

Group Executives

Craig Moule, Chief Financial Officer and Co-opted Board Member at Sanctuary Group.

Craig Moule

BSc (Hons)

Group Chief Executive

Craig Moule has been with Sanctuary for over 30 years, having joined the organisation in 1989 from Coopers & Lybrand. Craig was appointed Group Chief Executive on 1 January 2019. Prior to this he was the Group’s Chief Financial Officer. While holding this position, Craig oversaw Sanctuary being the first housing association to implement a SAP enterprise solution and the formation of our Corporate Shared Service Centre. Craig is an ex-officio member of the Group Board.

Ed Lunt, Group Finance Director of Sanctuary Group

Ed Lunt

BA (Hons), CA

Group Finance Director and Co-opted Group Board Member

Ed Lunt joined Sanctuary in May 2019 as Group Finance Director. He is responsible for finance, treasury and procurement, ensuring Sanctuary maintains and enhances its financial performance and strength to deliver its ambitions. Ed is also a co-opted member of the Group Board.

Ed is a Chartered Accountant who previously was the Finance Director for Alliance Medical Limited. Prior to this Ed was the UK and Germany Finance Director at National Express PLC, and spent 15 years at PwC LLP where he moved through various roles to become Assurance Director.

Nicole Seymour, Director of Corporate Services at Sanctuary Group.

Nicole Seymour

BA (Hons), MA

Group Director - Corporate Services and Co-opted Group Board Member

As Group Director - Corporate Services, Nicole Seymour is responsible for human resources, learning and development, communications, health and safety, facilities, governance and legal services. Nicole is a co-opted member of the Group Board and is the Company Secretary to Sanctuary and all of its subsidiaries.

Nicole initially joined Sanctuary through its successful graduate programme and held a number of roles before becoming Director of Corporate Services in 2016.

Nathan Warren, Group Commercial Director at Sanctuary Group.

Nathan Warren

BA (Hons), FCCA, MBA, C-DIR

Group Director - Commercial

As Group Director - Commercial, Nathan Warren is responsible for introducing and managing investment opportunities, including joint ventures, partnerships, and divestments as part of Sanctuary’s growth and restructuring activities. Nathan is also chair of Sanctuary’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group.

Before joining Sanctuary, Nathan spent his career working in the private sector with FTSE listed Rolls-Royce PLC, chartered accountancy practice Grant Thornton, and an international oil and defence group. During his time with Sanctuary, Nathan has led a number of our operations and worked on corporate planning and business improvement and development activities.

Kevin Heslop

Kevin Heslop

BA (Hons)

Group Director - Technology

Kevin Heslop is Group Director - Technology and is responsible for teams which: support our current technologies, ensuring they are safe, secure, and up to date; deliver new and future technologies aligned to the needs of the organisation; and manage and promote awareness of cyber security at Sanctuary.

Kevin joined Sanctuary in March 2010, working initially as System Development and Support Manager until he was promoted to the role of Director of Technology in December 2014. During his time at Sanctuary, Kevin has been responsible for supporting the roll-out of systems to enable the creation of the internal maintenance services, leading the implementation of OneSanctuary and, more recently, our Modern Workplace strategy. Prior to this, Kevin worked in technology consultancy providing leadership to large-scale IT implementation programmes, including within the social housing sector.

Simon Clark, Group Director of Housing at Sanctuary Group.

Simon Clark

BA (Hons)

Group Director - Housing

Simon Clark is Group Director - Housing, with responsibility for Sanctuary’s landlord, supported living and student operations across England and Scotland.

With over 30 years’ experience in social housing, Simon began his career with Sanctuary in 2007 as Managing Director of Rochford Housing Association, before taking on a wider Group role. In his current position, he is responsible for driving improvements in service delivery resulting in increased productivity, more effective working and increasing customer satisfaction.

Peter Martin, Group Director of Development at Sanctuary Group.

Peter Martin

BA, DipHsg, LLM

Group Director - Development

As Group Director - Development, Peter Martin is responsible for leading the Development, Construction, Sales, and Regeneration teams to achieve Sanctuary’s aspiration to build more homes.

Prior to this role, Peter was appointed as Senior Development Manager for Sanctuary Scotland, promoted to Head of Development Services, and then appointed Director of Sanctuary Cumbernauld. This followed 25 years working in the housing sector.

Sarah Clarke-Kuehn

Sarah Clarke-Kuehn

BA (Hons)

Group Director - Care

As Group Director - Care, Sarah Clarke-Kuehn is responsible for Sanctuary’s care services.

Sarah joined Sanctuary in 2011 as Head of Finance - Housing and Communities and since then has undertaken a number of roles including Director of Housing Operations, Commercial Services Director, and Operations Director for Sanctuary Supported Living.

Sarah is a qualified management accountant, who started her career at London International Group (FMCG) and progressed from manufacturing into the service sector with RWE npower.