Our Board

The Andium Homes Board provide oversight and strategic direction to ensure sound financial practices and the delivery of our services to a high standard. 

Chair 

Frank Walker OBE

 

Former Chief Minister of Jersey, Frank Walker is a Jerseyman who has spent his entire business and political career in the Island. He became Non-Executive Chair of The Guiton Group (publishers of The Jersey Evening Post) after serving as Managing Director from 1973-1990.  Frank also chairs Digital Jersey, the Company charged with the digital economy of Jersey and Chairs another local company, Jersey Choice Ltd.  Frank then entered politics as a Deputy for St. Helier, becoming a Senator before being elected as Jersey’s first Chief Minister in 2005. After retirement, he was awarded the O.B.E. for Services to the Public.​ 

Michael Jones

 

A graduate of architecture from the University of Cambridge, Michael Jones has held senior positions in English Local Government and has significant experience of housing boards, having been Chair of the Cambridge Homeless Partnership and Homes for Haringey. Prior to Andium Homes he worked on the Review of Social Housing for the States of Jersey and was later appointed as Governance Advisor to the Housing Transformation Programme.

 

Judy Beaumont 

 

Judy Beaumont, originally from Manchester, has been resident in Jersey for 26 years. Having initially trained as a nursery nurse Judy then worked for the City of Manchester as a traffic warden, becoming a supervisor and training officer. On moving to Jersey she worked in the Tourism industry, then followed a career in nursery nursing and most recently worked in a primary school undertaking a variety of ancillary teaching support roles.  Judy is on the Committee of the First Tower Community Association, a member of the Pomme D’Or Farm Estate residents group and an active fund raiser for local charities

Heather Bestwick

 

Qualified as an English solicitor, Heather Bestwick is former Jersey Managing Partner of law firm Walkers Global with experience in corporate law, having practised in London, Greece, Cayman Islands and Jersey through her career. She moved to Jersey in 2007 and was Deputy Chief Executive of Jersey Finance until December 2013. Prior to qualifying in Law, Heather had a career in housing and local government in the UK, working for a number of London boroughs before being appointed Senior Housing Advisor at the City of Westminster. 

 

Jane Martin

 

Jersey born and educated, Jane Martin is an Advocate with over 20 years of local legal and business experience.  A former managing partner of a Jersey law firm, with experience in litigation, Jane is currently in private practice. She holds the Institute of Directors’ Diploma in Company Direction.  Her past roles include being the first Chief Executive Officer of The Law Society of Jersey, a member of the Jersey Police Complaints Authority and a tutor for the Institute of Law.  Jane credits her States’ education for her professional opportunities and success and is passionate about giving back to the Island​.

 

 

 Colin Russell

 

Colin Russell has had a 40 year career in construction as a plumbing and heating engineer and small business owner. As a Board Member of the Jersey Construction Council, he works hard to support young people entering the industry. Colin chairs the Safer St. Helier Community Partnership and was previously Chair of the Social Security Advisory Council. As former Chair of the States Tenants’ Forum 2007 to 2014, he contributed to the delivery of the Social Housing Transformation Programme, working with the Housing Minister and his team. Colin is also a member of the Jersey Energy Forum.

Ian Gallichan

A Jerseyman, Ian was educated at Victoria College, beginning his career as an officer in the Royal Hong Kong Police. Ian joined the Housing Department in 1991 and has progressed through the organisation working in every aspect of social housing. In 2006 Ian was appointed as the Chief Officer of Jersey’s Housing Department. In 2010 Ian was instrumental in commissioning an independent review of social housing in  Jersey.  Ian led the three year Housing Transformation Programme with his team and is delighted that Andium Homes is now delivering affordable housing and related services to the people of Jersey.

 

John Hamon​​

 

Jersey born and educated at Victoria College, John qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1993 and received a fellowship from the Association in 1998. John began his career in the States Treasury and spent over 25 years working for the States of Jersey. First joining the Housing Department in 1995 spending five years as Finance Director before returning to the Treasury to lead a major States wide financial systems implementation. John’s second spell at the Housing Department, as Finance Director, has seen him lead a number of work-streams of the Housing Transformation Programme, in particular, the underlying business case, borrowing arrangements and financial management of the Company.

 

 

 

Last modified: 02/08/2018

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