A KEIGHLEY housing group has a new executive director of finance.

John Wright joins Incommunities from River Clyde Homes, where he has served as executive director of group services.

He has over 20 years' experience in the housing sector.

He's a member of the board and audit and risk committee at Ongo Homes, and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Mr Wright, who takes up his new post next month, says: "It's an exciting time to be joining Incommunities and I am thrilled to embrace this new challenge. I'm looking forward to working with the team, and welcome the opportunity to contribute to Incommunities’ mission of building thriving communities and enhancing lives."

The appointment is welcomed by Incommunities chief executive, Rachael Dennis.

She says: "I'm delighted John is joining us. He brings extensive experience in finance and leadership, along with an unwavering dedication to social housing, which will be immensely valuable as we continue on our journey to grow, drive change and improve services for our customers."