He was seconded from his role as managing director of the Business Support Unit (Commercial Real Estate) within Lloyds Banking Group to join Homes England as head of investments in 2014. He took on the role of chief investment officer at Homes England three years later, playing a key role in building the investment team and leading the deployment of capital in support of the government’s housing strategy, before being appointed interim chief executive, a role he held for eight months.
Prior to moving into banking he worked as a graduate engineer with Balfour Beatty after studying for a degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Strathclyde.
Gordon said: “I am delighted to be joining Paul and the team at Kingswood in a non-executive capacity to support this innovative and ambitious business deliver on its exciting growth agenda.”
Managing director of Kingswood Homes Paul Jones said: “Gordon has a wealth of experience in the finance and housing sectors and is a welcome addition to the Kingswood Homes board. With his knowledge and expertise we’re confident of achieving our ambitious growth plans, helping us provide additional employment opportunities as we increase the number of homes we build.”
Kingswood Homes, headquartered at Little Hoole, near Preston, is currently building at Green Hills in Feniscowles and The Hawthorns in Elswick, Lancashire, and at The Market Quarter in Hatherleigh, Devon. The company also has plans for 79 new homes in the Lancashire village of Hoddlesden.
The SME homebuilder has gifted a property at Green Hills to Derian House Children’s Hospice for the Great Big House Giveaway.
Caption: Kingswood Homes has appointed Gordon More, former Homes England interim chief executive, as non-executive director. He is pictured with Kingswood managing director Paul Jones