Meet the NU team

Here are the key people behind NU, but each of them has a talented, dedicated, passionate group of individuals behind them, who work together to make the business tick and who deliver exemplary homes and rejuvenated communities. 


Geoff Pearce

Deputy Chief Executive

Since joining Swan in 2014, Geoff has overseen the growth of Swan's regeneration and development programme, progressing long-standing major regeneration projects at Blackwall Reach and…

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Andy Gatrell

Development Director

Andy leads Swan’s regeneration and new business team and is responsible for securing and delivering development opportunities in East London and Essex. He oversees Swan’s development…

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Linda Faucher

Sales & Marketing Director

Linda is Sales & Marketing Director for NU living. With over 20 years’ experience in the property industry and a chartered marketer, Linda brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from…

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Samantha Wait

Director of Business Development and External Affairs

Sam Wait is Director of Business Development and External Affairs at Swan Housing Association. Her role is to help Swan to expand its business through good growth, enabling it to deliver more…

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Juliette Bartlett

Business Excellence Director

Juliette Bartlett was appointed Business Excellence Director in November 2020. Juliette has a passion for making things better, taking on the complex and hearing what others have to say. Juliette…

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Karen Shanks

Strategic Director of Modular Housing

Karen Shanks, Strategic Director of Modular Housing within the Development and Regeneration Team will support the responsible growth of our modular housing division. Having worked in the offsite…

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Rob Barton

Interim Managing Director, Construction

Rob is an experienced residential developer that has held senior positions with several of the UK’s leading house builders, including Berkeley Homes, Countryside and St Modwen Homes. He has been…

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