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FINAL WORD CULTURE VULTURE

Richard Wilson

Richard Wilson

November 2013

Richard Wilson, assistant director of finance at Family Housing, confesses to an obsession with the ‘X Files’, and explains how Jeremy Clarkson destroyed his favourite clothing.

Peter Brown

Peter Brown

November 2013

Peter Brown, chief executive of Herefordshire Housing, reveals that his first record was too long ago to remember, how he realised that soap operas were eating away his evenings and his admiration for a mentally unstable chess player.

Rick Henderson

Rick Henderson

September 2013

Rick Henderson, chief executive of Homeless Link, reveals an unfortunate first record purchase before recovering in style with Morrissey. Just one thing: Don’t even think of looking at his guitars.

Leann Hearne

Leann Hearne

August 2013

Leann Hearne, Riverside’s Group Director for Care and Support, reveals her likes and loves outside housing from Madeleine Peyroux and Les Miserables to Leicester Tigers and Chris Evans.

Michelle Reid

Michelle Reid

July 2013

The TPAS chief executive recalls her ‘Blair Witch’ ordeal, reveals her love of ‘nordic noir’ and gets passionate about John Irving and Jimmy Choo.

Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day

Gavin Smart

Gavin Smart

June 2013

The Chartered Institute of Housing’s Director of Policy and Practice reveals a fondness for Fish from Marillion and an obsession with Welsh rugby.

Hannah Fearn

Hannah Fearn

May 2013

The Guardian Housing Network editor reveals a passion for the Britpop bands of the mid-1990s, Converse trainers and University Challenge.

Dinky MG

Dave Willis

Dave Willis

March 2013

The Wellingborough Homes chief executive shares his passions beyond housing, from cars and Chris Evans to The Jam and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Lisa Pickard

Lisa Pickard

November 2012

The chief executive of Leeds and Yorkshire Housing Association was tempted by New Order in the 1980s and now counts X-Factor and Strictly as guilty pleasures on Saturday nights. But what else makes her tick?

Campbell Robb

Campbell Robb

October 2012

Shelter’s charismatic chief executive discusses his love of Blondie, Spiderman, Glenlivet whisky – and the time he was made an offer by a drunken Welsh rugby fan.

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