Our board

Care Plus is run by a board of directors who bring together their skills and experience to make important decisions about the homes and the services we provide for our customers.

The responsibilities of the board include:

  • Making sure that we are run lawfully and ethically
  • Approving our business plan
  • Agreeing strategies, policies, financial and investment plans
  • Monitoring our performance and ensuring that we deliver value for money.

Tina Swani

Chair
With 30 years in the health and voluntary sectors, and 10 years in the housing sector, Tina has previously worked for The British Red Cross and is on the Board of Hospice UK and Chair of Lench’s Trust.

She brings considerable experience of strategic development and transformation in health, wellbeing and social care and is currently facilitating whole-system leadership and integrated planning of many organisations working together to redesign service for their population.

Tina believes that good quality social housing creates a positive cycle of personal, community and economic contribution, independence, resilience and growth. And that a good social housing provider is as much about people as it is about business.

Julie Fillary

Board member
Julie began her career as a nurse and spent 40 years working within healthcare. During the last 25 years of her career she held senior executive management posts spanning the NHS, private healthcare and the charitable sectors. Her key responsibilities as a director of nursing included the management and leadership of 6000 multi-professional staff, governance, risk management, quality of service, regulatory compliance and budget management. Prior to retiring in 2013 Julie ran her own business and was an independent consultant to the Department of Health with responsibility for policy development, policy implementation and assurance of health services across the country.

Julie has also carried out voluntary work abroad as a health advisor to the governments of Swaziland and Grand Cayman.

Peter Price

Board member
A qualified chartered accountant, Peter has spent the major part of his career in the health service, as a Director of Finance with NHS Telford and Wrekin for over 10 years. Prior to this, he was Finance Director at the Shropshire Community and Mental Health NHS Trust and Princess Royal Hospital.

Peter is really excited to be working with a dedicated team on a specific and important aspect of the business. As a board member, he is keen to ensure that we deliver care services wanted and needed by customers in an efficient and effective manner.

Amarjit Dhillon

Board member
Biography coming soon.

Sarah Boden

Board member
Chief Executive, Housing Plus Group.
Beginning her career as a housing officer, working to ease homelessness, Sarah now has over 30 years' housing sector experience. Sarah was chief executive at Severnside for over 10 years, and under her leadership Severnside grew to become a successful, financially strong and diverse organisation. 

Sarah was appointed chief executive of the Housing Plus Group in 2016, following the successful merger of Severnside and Housing Plus. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing, the NHF West Midands Regional Committee and Chair of Shropshire Registered Social Landlord Forum.
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