The Executive Group are responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation, and for ensuring the strategic plans set out by the Board are achieved over time. The membership of the Association's Executive Group is listed below:


Mr Charles Brotherton, CPFA, ATT - Acting Chief Executive

Charles is responsible for leading the Executive Group, and ensuring that together with other Directors the Association's Business Plan is delivered effectively and efficiently, and that the organisation strives to deliver an excellent level of service to its customers.

Charles has worked in housing for over 28 years including:

  • 2020 – Appointment as Acting Chief Executive of Mid-Wales Housing
  • 2010 - Appointed Director of Finance/ Deputy Chief Executive of Mid-Wales Housing
  • 2004 – Former employment with the Rooftop Housing Group - instrumental in the reorganisation from Evesham and Pershore Housing Association
  • 1992 – Wychavon District Council
  • Charles has been involved with the CIPFA RSL Panel and CIPFA's representative in the NHF SORP Working Party


Ms Sian Howells, MRICS - Director of New Business

Sian is responsible for the Association's growth through the development of new homes and for the maintenance of all of our homes. She is responsible for ensuring the Association meets its obligations to meet the Welsh Housing Quality standard through investment in improvements.

  • Chartered Surveyor with 30 years professional experience in both commercial and residential development, asset and estate management.
  • Responsible for all development and asset management for the Association
  • Joined Mid-Wales Housing in 2014
  • Previously worked for the Circle and Guinness Housing Groups in England and Merthyr Tydfil Housing Association in Wales


Ms Jean O'Neill, FCIH - Interim Director of Customer Services

Jean is responsible for leading the Customer Services, Income Management and Community Housing teams, to ensure the Association delivers excellent, value for money, highly visible office and estate based management services.

Also responsible for leading on the Resident Involvement Strategy to develop appropriate mechanisms for customer consultation and feedback to support and strengthen resident involvement, community engagement and community empowerment.

Jean has over 26 years of experience in the housing sector including:

  • 12 years at Mid-Wales Housing as Supported Housing Co-ordinator, Community Housing Team Leader, Assistant Director of Customer Services and current Interim Director of Customers Services
  • 14 years at Liverpool City Council Housing Department
  • Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Housing