Former Head of the Civil Service and CEO of both the Department for Communities and Local Government and Homes and Communities Agency, Lord Kerslake has extensive experience of promoting new and affordable housing, supporting regeneration, improving housing stock and advancing sustainability and good design. He is currently Chair of Peabody Housing Association and has chaired a number of public Boards including King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the Centre for Public Scrutiny and the Local Government Association. He became Baron Kerslake of Endcliffe in the City of Sheffield in 2015. He also serves as Chair of Sheffield Theatres and on the Board of Governors for Sheffield Hallam University.