Jonathan Pearce

Jonathan is a Chartered Accountant and is employed as Commercial Finance Director for Warner Surveys, an international land and engineering surveying business. Jonathan is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. He has over 20 years financial management experience gained within the construction sector. Jonathan joined Linc’s Board in June 2016. He is Chair of the Audit Committee and Chair of the Pension Governance Committee. Jonathan is also a Director and Chair of Tarbed Ltd, a subsidiary of Linc.


Alan Sinclair

Alan recently retired after working for 38 years in social housing. During that time he covered all aspects of housing, from being a Director of Operations at a Welsh housing association to working in housing strategy for a local authority. He has a particular commitment to housing for older people. Alan joined Linc’s Board in June 2018 and is a member of the Nomination Committee and the Audit Committee.


Lynda Williams

Lynda has recently been appointed Chair of the Board. Lynda is retired after 40 years working in the health service. As a registered nurse Lynda has worked as a clinician and senior manager across a range of care sectors. The last 15 years of her career were as Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery in NHS Wales. Lynda’s areas of specific interest are governance, care standards and safeguarding. Linda joined the Linc Board in September 2018 and is a member of the Audit Committee.


Julia Attwell

Julia works with Cardiff & Vale University Health Board on major transformational change programmes. She has over 25 years’ senior experience working in the public and third sectors. Julia sits on several Boards in South Wales, and joined Linc’s Board in June 2016 becoming Vice Chair of the Board in June 2018. Julia is a Member of the Audit Committee, Development Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mandy Newton

Mandy has worked at board level for over 25 years in Government and the Private Sector, leading and implementing digital and business transformation programmes with Fujitsu Services and the Hyder Group. Mandy joined Linc’s Board in April 2019 as a co-opted member. She is a Member of the Audit Care, Development and Pensions & Remuneration Committee.

Richard Miles

Richard Miles is Head of Savings & Marketing / Area Manager (East Region) at the Swansea Building Society. He has over 30 years financial services experience gained within the banking / building society sector mainly in the Midlands and Wales area. Richard has a degree in Banking and Finance and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Richard joined Linc’s Board in April 2019. He is Chair of the Remuneration and Pensions Governance Committee and is a Member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. He is also a Director of Tarbed Limited, a subsidiary of Linc.


Willow Smallbone

Willow joined the Board in 2019 through the Chwarae Teg Step to Non-Executive programme.  She is the Data and Analytics Manager at Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and is a Chartered Scientist with a Ph.D. in Biology. 

Paul Minnis

Paul joined the Board in 2021and currently works for Cheltenham Borough Council delivering a £1 billion cyber-tech focused Golden Valley Development. He has 25-years experience in the development industry managing large scale mixed-use  schemes and was formerly the Regional Managing Director for Bellway.

Lynda Chandler

Lynda joined the Board in 2021 having recently retired from NHS Wales. As a registered nurse and qualified social worker, she accrued over 40 years of diverse experience, including public and private service delivery, regulation, policy development, and performance management (at local, regional and national levels). She has a proven track record in co-producing and delivering transformational change, focussed on what people tell us matters most. Having grown up in housing ‘unfit for human habitation’, Lynda is passionately committed to Linc’s vision and ethos, and has a particular interest in its care and support provision. Lynda is a member of the Care Committee and Audit Committee.

Howard Crackle

Howard joined the Board in 2022, having recently retired from a 40-year banking career.  His corporate banking roles held UK wide responsibility for healthcare, education and social housing relationship management.