Paul Burns appointed to Group Board of First Ark Limited

November 10, 2015

Paul Burns has been appointed to a part-time role as an independent director of First Ark Limited. First Ark Limited is the Parent Company and provider of corporate services to the First Ark Group of companies which comprise:

  • Oriel Limited (housing / property development company)
  • KHT (social housing provider to 25,000 people in 14,000 homes)
  • Vivark Limited (facilities management, refurbishment and provision of independent living aids and equipment in the private and public sectors)
  • One Ark Limited (investment charity)

First Ark Limited is responsible for overseeing the vision, strategic direction and operation of the Group companies, each of which have their own management teams and boards governing their day to day operation. Paul brings his expert knowledge of the property and social housing sectors and his experience of strategy and governance in the boardroom to his new role which will see him spend 12-14 days annually with First Ark over a three year period.

Commenting on the appointment Group Chief Executive Bob Taylor said ‘We are absolutely delighted to have appointed Paul to our Group Board. We have an ambitious and challenging agenda and were looking for highly skilled and experienced people to help shape our direction and success – Paul fits the bill perfectly and will no doubt make an important contribution to our future’.