Plus Dane Housing Announces Final Appointment To Executive Team


Matt Cooper has been appointed as Plus Dane’s Executive Director of Corporate Services completing the new Executive team led by Chief Executive Barbara Spicer.

Matt is currently Director of Treasury and Corporate Finance at Affinity Sutton, one of the UK’s largest housing associations where he has held the post for three and a half years.

Prior to joining Affinity Sutton, Matt held positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deutsche Bank where he specialised in structured credit finance before moving into corporate treasury. Matt is a chartered accountant and qualified treasurer.

Commenting on his appointment Barbara Spicer, Plus Dane Housing Chief Executive said:

“It’s great news that Matt will be joining our team, he brings with him a wealth of commercial experience as well as strong social housing experience so is well placed to drive our ambitious plans for efficiency whilst ensuring we deliver excellent services for our tenants and customers.”

“Board and I would really like to thank Calum Mercer for the fantastic support we have had over the last year since he joined us as interim Executive Director of Corporate Services.”

Matt Cooper said:

“I’m really looking forward to joining Plus Dane Housing at what is an exciting time for the organisation. I was impressed by the ambition of the Board and Chief Executive and believe the role of Executive Director of Corporate Services will allow me the opportunity to really shape the future direction of the organisation and alongside my colleagues deliver the best possible service for tenants.”

Matt will join Plus Dane Housing in November.