NHBC welcomes new Non-Executive Director

13 February 2020

a photo of alan rubenstein, chair of nhbc, smiling at the camera

NHBC, the leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK, has today announced the appointment of Alan Rubenstein as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Investment Committee.

Alan has over thirty years’ experience in pensions, insurance, asset management and investment banking. He was Chief Executive of the Pension Protection Fund between 2009 and 2018, leading over 400 staff and protecting the pension entitlements of approximately 11 million members of Defined Benefit Schemes in the UK. Alan is also a Non-Executive Director at esure Group plc and Chair of the Investment Sub-committee for the British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme.

In addition, NHBC bids farewell to Ian Craston, who stands down as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Investment Committee having served on the NHBC Board since 2014.

NHBC Chair Isabel Hudson said: “I am extremely pleased to welcome Alan to NHBC’s Board of Directors. Building on his extensive career in pensions, insurance and asset management, I am confident that Alan’s skills will complement the Board’s breadth of experience and support NHBC’s continued focus on improving the quality of new homes.”

“We are very sorry to be losing Ian and I would like to take this opportunity to thank him for his contribution to the Board and, in particular the work he has done as Chair of the Investment Committee.”

Commenting on his appointment Alan Rubenstein said: “I am delighted to be joining NHBC at a time when the organisation has such a vital role to play in the house building industry and in supporting builders to raise the standards of new homes.”