Trafford Housing Trust

Executive Directors

The day-to-day running of the Trafford Housing Trust group is the responsibility of our LeadershipTeam, consisting of our Chief Executive who is supported by five Managing Directors.

Here you can find out all about the team...

Matthew Gardiner - Chief Executive

Matthew Gardiner is the Chief Executive of Trafford Housing Trust and has successfully led the organisation since its creation in 2005. He is responsible for the long-term strategy, financial viability and working culture of the Trust, creating a Times Top 100 Best Company to work for over the last three years. Matthew has over 30 years experience in the Housing sector and like many people in housing he came into it by accident. He has held a national policy role for special needs housing; been both a manager of existing homes and a developer of new ones; been both a provider of finance for housing associations from City Institutions and on the other side, been responsible for the borrowing and treasury management within a major Merseyside association.

Larry Gold - Deputy CEO, Operations & CFO

Larry Gold is the Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer at Trafford Housing Trust. He oversees the running of Finance and the newly formed Developer business stream. He is also responsible for overseeing Social Enterprise. Recruited to assist in setting up the Trust, Larry was the Trust’s first employee in 2004. Larry has been a member of the Leadership Team since the Trust’s inception and has over twenty years’ experience within the public sector – previously working for Walsall Housing Group, Prime Focus Regeneration Group, and has held a number of senior management positions within central and local Government. Larry has a keen interest in animal welfare homing two rescue dogs. Any spare time is spent enjoying family life, practising Taekwondo (in which the whole family participates) and restoring a very old VW camper van.

Angela Hunter - Chief Experience Officer

Angela Hunter is our Chief Experience Officer


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