Executive Directors

Matthew Harrison - CEO

Matthew, a chartered surveyor, previously masterminded Great Places’ impressive development programme, valued at £140m. He has vast experience in urban regeneration and has led on many iconic developments.

Phil Elvy - Executive Director Finance

Phil’s challenge is to balance the need for the long term financial viability and stability of Great Places with the risks posed by the Group’s strategic growth and development objectives. He started his career in utilities and has worked in the housing sector for 10 years.

Guy Cresswell - Executive Director Customer Services
A housing management expert, Guy excels in co-ordinating complex regeneration schemes. He is passionate about the development of partnerships with communities and statutory and voluntary groups, and ensures Great Places operations are extremely effective.

​Pete Bojar - Executive Director Growth and Assets
Pete has worked in housing development since 1992 with experience of regeneration and partnerships, having led some of Great Places most successful and high profile schemes.