Our Team

Over 40 years’ experience supporting people in the housing market

Our Team

What we believe in

There are various things that we believe in and are important to us. These permeate everything we do, how we work with our partners, how we look after our residents as well as our own people.

  • Helping vulnerable people so they become more independent and rely less on local authorities
  • Supporting not judging – everyone deserves a safe and secure place to live
  • Listening to local authorities to provide a response that works for you
  • Being proactive, doing things well and offering more
  • Looking after our residents and looking after you
  • Working as a partner that offers more than a roof

Meet Marc

Marc Goodkind founded The Housing Network in 2014 as a specialist social housing provider after 15 years in the residential property sector. Prior to establishing The Housing Network, he ran his own residential agency and also he worked within another social housing provider.

Marc brings a wealth of experience in running property businesses and innovating in the sector.


Meet Gary

Gary Teper joined The Housing Network in 2019 after 22 years in the City, first as a Property Solicitor and then in the Investment Management sector, including PLC Director at Charles Stanley Group PLC, one of the largest listed investment management companies in the UK.

Gary was also a Non-Executive Director/Trustee of a leading professional charitable institute which has more than 45,000 members in 116 countries.


Meet Mark

Mark Turner joined The Housing Network in 2023 as our Chief Operating Officer bringing with him a wealth of experience and an impressive track record in leading and transforming organizations to achieve outstanding results, most recently with One YMCA.

Mark has experience working with a Registered Provider in the Midlands and extensive experience working in the homelessness space.


Meet Lisa

Lisa Goldsmith joined our team in 2022 as Director of People with a focus on maintaining positive employee relations, cultivating our wellbeing culture to promote productivity, creativity, innovation and growth. Lisa has over 20 years experience working in the People and Culture arena in a number of different sectors, each one holding a special place for her.

Lisa is experienced in stakeholder engagement, employee experiences, culture and authentic leadership.


Meet Tom

Tom Anthony joined us in 2023 as our Finance Director bringing with him over 25 years of finance experience across a broad range of sectors and companies of varying sizes.

Tom’s recent work with SMEs and fast growing businesses ensures our ambitious growth plan is supported by an FD with a background in transforming finance functions, sound financial modelling with robust controls. 


I am passionate about delivering safe, quality homes for those who have been forgotten

Marc Goodkind

We want to partner with local authorities and other organisations to provide professional and innovative solutions to the housing crisis

Gary Teper

Our people and our values are at the core of all we do. Everyday I am proud of the efforts each and everyone of our colleagues go to in the quest to provide “more than a roof”.

Lisa Goldsmith, Director of People

Join us

We’re always on the look-out for great people to join our team. Even when we’re not actively recruiting, we’re happy to hear from you if you think you have relevant experience and are passionate about what we do.

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