About NHBC

The Corporate & External Affairs team

If you want to know more about NHBC and our work, or have any questions, please get in touch with one of the team:

Lewis Sidnick

Lewis Sidnick, Director of Corporate Affairs

Lewis, reporting to the Chief Executive, is responsible for devising and implementing the Corporate Affairs strategy across the UK and internationally.

Prior to joining NHBC, Lewis was Head of Public Affairs at the British Chambers of Commerce. He has also worked in Brussels as a Senior Advisor at the European Parliament for the UK delegation and at the House of Commons.

Email: lsidnick@nhbc.co.uk | Telephone: 0207 648 4077

Karen Renshaw

Karen Renshaw, Government and Policy Adviser

Karen is responsible for NHBC’s policy engagement with Government. She is on a secondment until January 2018.

With an academic background in public policy, Karen has spent over five years advising clients on political and parliamentary activity in the Houses of Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies.

Email: krenshaw@nhbc.co.uk | Telephone: 0207 648 4051


Olivia Phoenix

Olivia Phoenix, Government and Public Affairs Adviser

As public affairs adviser, Olivia focuses on NHBC's political engagement and public affairs events.

Before joining NHBC, Olivia started her career in the House of Commons as a researcher and senior parliamentary assistant for three high profile Members of Parliament.

Email: ophoenix@nhbc.co.uk | Telephone: 0207 648 4079

Frances Marley

Frances Marley, Government and Policy Adviser

As policy adviser, Frances is responsible for monitoring all policy developments that could impact NHBC.

Before joining the team at NHBC, she worked for a professional body in the construction sector and a Member of Parliament.

Email: FMarley@nhbc.co.uk | Telephone: 0207 648 4052

Charliy Butcher

Charily Butcher, PA to both the Chairman and Director of Corporate Affairs

Charliy has worked as an Executive PA across varying industries including; insurance, transport and infrastructure, energy efficiency and sustainability and executive search.

Prior to becoming a PA Charliy worked in the fashion industry within buying and merchandising.

Email: cbutcher@nhbc.co.uk | Telephone 0207 648 4077