CHAS appoints Elaine Bailey as Non-Executive-Director

CHAS, the supply chain risk management experts, have appointed former Hyde Group Chief Executive Elaine Bailey as Non-Executive-Director with effect from 1st July.

Elaine has worked extensively across the construction, criminal justice, government services and housing sectors, in the private, public and not for profit sectors and brings 15 years executive board experience to the role.

From 2014-2019 Elaine served as Chief Executive of London based Housing Association, The Hyde Group, where, as well as significantly improving financial and operating performance, Elaine drove a major change programme to simplify, automate and improve service delivery.

Elaine also sits on the Industry Safety Steering Group chaired by Dame Judith Hackitt, charged with scrutinising proposals and progress towards culture change within the construction industry following Grenfell.

Previously Elaine held senior positions at FTSE 250 outsourcer Serco and she is a trustee of Catch 22 and the Greenslade Family Foundation and a board member of the Andium Housing Association.

CHAS Managing Director, Ian McKinnon comments: “Elaine’s successes at Hyde Group, along with her knowledge and experience of good governance, make her an excellent addition to the CHAS board. We also welcome Elaine’s commitment to driving cultural change within the construction industry following the Grenfell tragedy through her work as part of Dame Judith Hackitt’s steering group.”

Elaine Bailey comments: “I’m delighted to be joining an organisation which plays a key role in improving occupational health & safety performance in UK workplaces. I’m looking forward to working with CHAS to continue to raise health & safety standards across the UK.”

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