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New Non-executive Director welcomed to NHBC Board

NHBC has today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Austerberry as a Non-executive Director. 

Elizabeth was most recently the Chief Executive at Moat housing association, which manages and develops affordable homes in the South East of England. During her time at Moat, Elizabeth was also a Non-executive Director at the National Housing Federation and chaired its Audit and Risk Management Committee. 

Prior to joining Moat, Elizabeth held Director roles at Ernst & Young, Savills and DTZ (now Cushman’s) specialising in the finance of residential real estate. Elizabeth is also Chair of the affordable housing provider which forms part of the Octopus Group. 

Spending the the early part of her career in the City, Elizabeth has over 25 years of banking experience, with a focus on real estate, mortgage lending and credit analysis. 

Commenting on the appointment, NHBC Chair Alan Rubenstein said: “I am delighted to welcome Elizabeth to the NHBC Board and I am confident that her wealth of experience and depth of knowledge in both the housing and finance sectors will prove a significant asset.” 

Elizabeth Austerberry added: “It gives me great pleasure to be joining the NHBC Board. NHBC plays a vital role in raising standards in house building and I am looking forward to utilising my skills and experience to benefit the business.”