Our People

Pobl Group Board

Wendy Bourton OBE

Group Chair

A bit about Wendy

Wendy is passionate about social justice and has spent much of her professional career addressing the challenges of housing in an ageing and diverse society. She was involved in the Care & Repair movement from its inception in Wales; as Chief Executive of Care & Repair Cymru for 15 years she led the growth and expansion of the agency services.

Wendy has been a Non-Executive of Housing associations for several decades, this included being Chair of UWHA, time on a small HA and on a stock transfer board.

Wendy’s expertise and experience has been recognised through numerous Public Appointments including Chair of the Ministerial Advisory Board  and as Non-Executive Member of three Health Boards.  She also spent 12 years being an Independent Assessor for Public Appointments.

She has enjoyed a life of being involved in the public and third sector and with people in communities

Wendy was awarded the OBE for Services to the Community in Wales in 2006.