Our Board

Martin Sherman Group Strategic Director of Assets, Futures Housing group

Martin was previously Executive Director for Business Development and Asset Management at Futures Housing Group, and prior to that served on the executive team at Futures Homescape.

His previous roles include Managing Director at Freedom Maintenance, where he worked for eight years having initially joined as the Operations Manager.

Martin is an active member of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB) and the Association of Building Engineers (UK) (MBEng).

Ian Skipp Group Director of Finance, Futures Housing Group

Ian joined us from KPMG where he worked as a Senior Manager for 14 years. In that time he developed a specialism in social housing, identifying focused and achievable efficiencies for registered landlords.

His private sector experience brings a new perspective to finance and treasury management, funding and refinancing and new and commercial initiatives across the Group.

Ian is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and HouseMark and Baker Tilly benchmarking initiatives.

Phil Tooley

Phil has spent most of his professional life as a senior manager in the building materials industry. Additionally, he has a passion for football (Chesterfield FC in particular, where he was formerly a Director) and he works as a part time freelance journalist, covering the club in a number of local newspapers and radio stations. He is also an elected representative of the Midlands Co-operative Society. Married for over 30 years, Phil has always lived in Derbyshire despite frequently working further afield. He serves as an independent on the Board and is also Chair of Futures Greenscape, the social enterprise subsidiary of Futures Housing Group.