Matthew Walker is Chief Executive of Leeds Federated Housing Association. He is a qualified accountant and was previously Finance Director before becoming Chief Executive in 2004. Matthew has held senior housing roles since 1991 and is a Chartered Member of the CIH. He is a founding member of PlaceShapers, a national network of over 100 community-based housing associations and is Chair of Incommunities Housing Association Board. Matthew is passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives by providing great quality homes they want to live in, in areas others want to move to.