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The Pioneer Group appoints two new Directors

The Pioneer Group appoints a new Finance Director and Housing & Community Services Director

The Pioneer Group, Birmingham-based community investment organisation, has announced two new appointments who are set to play a major role in the company’s on-going expansion and future strategic plans.

Finance Director, Martyn Hencher, and Housing & Community Services Director, Kate Foley, both started their roles with the housing & support services group on Monday 3rd September.

Having previously worked a number of years as Head of Finance for another housing group, Mr Hencher has a strong background in finance for charitable organisations that focus on providing affordable homes.

Expanding on his new position, Mr Hencher says:

I’m thrilled to be joining such a great team. I have always been lucky enough to work in non-profit organisations with a strong social purpose, and I’m excited to work with our Partners & Funders to offer more for our local residents.

Ms Foley also joins The Pioneer Group with a wealth of expertise from her previous roles in Neighbourhood & Housing Management at Birmingham City Council.

Ms Foley commented on her new position, saying:

I have only just started my role and I’m already excited about the journey ahead. The Pioneer Group is a family of passionate, sensible and committed people and I’m proud to be a part of future developments.

The Pioneer Group is an alliance of people and organisations, based in Castle Vale, who aim to provide community-driven solutions by offering a range of housing and support services.

Simon Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of The Pioneer Group, says:

It is a great pleasure to welcome both Martyn and Kate to The Pioneer Group. With their combined experience, I have the utmost confidence that they will be a great assets to the company.

I look forward to working with both Directors as we continue to build on our successful strategy to provide community solutions and support services.