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Non-executive directors at NLA

publication date: Jul 1, 2011
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National Landlords AssociationThe National Landlords Association (NLA), has appointed two new Non-Executive Directors. Tony Richard and Carolyn Uphill will join the NLA Board of Directors from July 2011.

David Salusbury, NLA Chairman, commented, “After a rigorous selection procedure, the Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Richard and Carolyn Uphill as NLA Non-Executive Directors. Both will bring a wealth of business knowledge, as well as private rented sector experience, to assist the NLA in achieving its strategic goals.”

Tony Richard has been operating as a portfolio landlord for over thirty years. During this time, he has founded a number of successful businesses within the housing sector, before becoming a full-time professional landlord in 2000.

Tony rejoins the NLA board after a two year break. He said, “I am delighted to be rejoining the NLA Board as a Non-Executive Director having worked as a NLA Regional Representative for the past two years. I look forward to working with the Board in order to continue to provide a unified ‘voice’ for UK landlords as the private rented sector grows.”

Carolyn Uphill also has extensive experience operating as a professional landlord, as well as representing the NLA at a regional level for the past year. In addition, she has been at the helm of several successful business enterprises for over thirty years. Carolyn commented,

“I am very pleased to take up the role of Non-Executive Director at the NLA. As the largest association for landlords in the UK, the NLA continues to provide an increasingly important role in promoting the needs of landlords and encouraging good practise. I look forward to assisting with the NLA’s key objectives in the coming months.”