HBF appoints Neil Jefferson as MD

25 Mar, 2019

HBF appoints Neil Jefferson as MD

The Home Builders Federation has appointed Neil Jefferson as Managing Director. He will take up his new role in early 2020.

Neil is currently Chief Operating Officer at leading warranty provider NHBC where he has held senior roles during more than 20 years.

Neil has a deep understanding of the home building sector and is well known and respected by many in the industry and across government. He is also an experienced manager of people and processes with a proven track record of success. The role of Managing Director is newly created and Neil will be working with all of the existing management team to continue to deliver the best possible representation for HBF’s growing membership.

Current executive chairman Stewart Baseley will continue in his existing role at HBF.

Speaking today Stewart Baseley said;

“We are delighted to announce that Neil will be joining HBF. He has huge industry experience and his appointment will further strengthen our management team as we look to ensure HBF is best placed to help the industry address a growing list of challenges.

Neil Jefferson commented,

“I am delighted to be joining HBF as its Managing Director at a time when housing is such a critical issue. I am very much looking forward to working with the team and HBF members and to tackling the range of major housing issues.


“I’ve enjoyed a great career at NHBC and I’m immensely grateful to colleagues for their support over the last 20 years. NHBC continues to perform a vital role within the house-building industry.”

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For media enquiries, or to arrange an interview, please contact Steve Turner on 020 7960 1606 or 07919 307760. Steve.turner@hbf.co.uk    

Notes to editors

  1. The Home Builders Federation (HBF) is the representative body of the home building industry in England and Wales. The HBF’s member firms account for some 80% of all new homes built in England and Wales in any one year, and include companies of all sizes, ranging from multi-national, household names through regionally based businesses to small local companies: hbf.co.uk
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