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Housing Finance Conference | Meet Our Delegates

Posted on March 2024

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​It is our pleasure to be exhibiting at the National Housing Federation’s Housing Finance conference in Liverpool next Wednesday.

This is our sixth year in attendance and we’re looking forward to reconnecting with our valued partners.

Our team of specialist consultants have over forty years of combined success in delivering recruitment solutions, read their bios below and find us at stand 418 to discuss how we can support your organisation.


Simon Hardy, Associate Director

Throughout the last 20 years, Simon has been a prominent recruitment partner to a diverse range of clients across Corporate Services: predominantly Finance, but also incorporating HR, Marketing & Communications, Estates & Facilities and Procurement. Simon heads up a team of 35 specialist consultants, including a team dedicated to recruiting business services professionals to the Housing sector.


Tim Goggin, Manager

Tim has 10 years of successful recruitment experience across a multitude of sectors, and has now been leading our Housing Corporate Services team for the past eight. He has consistently implemented commercially minded recruitment strategies that incorporate the social values of an ever-changing sector.


Laura de Ste Croix, Manager

With 14 years of recruitment experience in the Housing sector, Laura is responsible for leading a team that recruits for senior appointments and housing management opportunities. Laura is passionate about providing the best possible service to clients and candidates alike and keeping up to date on the latest insights, news developments and challenges in the sector.


Sammy Coldron, Senior Consultant

Sammy works within Venn Group’s Housing team, specialising in placing finance professionals of all levels on an interim and permanent basis. Sammy has built a strong network of individuals across the Housing industry and is dedicated to connecting top talent with social housing providers, ensuring a positive impact on communities.


Neave Calwell, Recruitment Consultant

Neave is a member of the Housing Corporate Services team, experienced in interim and permanent recruitment across various business services positions. Neave consistently demonstrates a passion for connecting the best talent within the industry, enabling housing providers to deliver lasting social impact through specialist talent solutions.

If you would like to book an appointment with our team or discuss your recruitment requirements, please email