Leigh Grubb Named New Executive Director of Finance At The Kingdom Group

15th August 2023

The Kingdom Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Leigh Grubb as its new Executive Director of Finance.

An experienced chartered accountant, Leigh joins Kingdom from Caledonia Housing Association where he served as Director of Finance and Governance, and has been a member of Caledonia’s Executive Management team for the past four years.

During his time at Caledonia, Leigh's contributions included overseeing all aspects of financial strategy and treasury management. Notable achievements include leading a review of the Group's Treasury management strategy, which resulted in two distinct funding exercises, including the successful delivery of a £75 million sustainable private placement facility.

Kingdom Housing Association Chair Linda Leslie said, ”We are thrilled to welcome Leigh Grubb to the Kingdom Group as our new Executive Director of Finance. Leigh’s extensive strategic finance skills and expertise, as well as a breadth of senior management experience across a range of other disciplines, will prove invaluable as he leads and develops our already strong finance function across the Group.”

Tom Barclay, Kingdom Group Chief Executive added, “Kingdom has ambitious plans for the future and Leigh is joining an experienced Executive Team who are focussed on our mission to deliver more than a home. The work we do across all of our communities is genuinely life-changing and I look forward to working with Leigh as we continue to deliver unrivalled service to all of our customers.”

In addition to his recent experience of the housing sector, Leigh Grubb has an extensive background in the financial services sector, where he held various senior management roles.

When asked about his new role, Leigh Grubb said, “I am extremely happy to be joining Kingdom, an organisation that is well known for its progressive and innovative approach to the work it does. Kingdom’s values and focus on the customer experience resonate deeply with me and I look forward to contributing to the Group’s mission and playing a role in its continued success.”

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