About Us

NAHC is a Social Value Enterprise

Mission, Vision and Values


To facilitate affordable housing outcomes, achieving a balance in commercial, social and environmental outcomes, and act as a catalyst for housing innovation and integrated communities.


Affordable housing needs are met through accountable and dynamic community-business partnerships.


  • Ethical
  • Respectful
  • Responsible (Commercially, Socially and Environmentally)
  • Caring
  • Collaborative

Partnerships: Property: Pathways

Board of Directors

Karen Smith-Pomeroy

Chair from October 2019, Director since 2011

Karen has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector, holding senior executive roles within large financial services organisations. She has significant experience in risk and governance and extensive experience working with a wide range of companies across the property and infrastructure sectors nationally. Karen also currently holds a range of other board roles across different sectors.
Brad Hosking

Director of NAHC since 2009

Brad brings a diverse range of experience and skills to NAHC through a background in leadership, construction and development finance, property and risk management, business development, tertiary education and community housing. Brad is currently Corporate Director for Common Equity Housing Limited, Victoria's largest community housing association by assets.
Stephen Denaro

Director of NAHC since 2010

Stephen has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, accountancy services, and income tax compliance gained from positions as Company Secretary, Director and Chief Financial Officer of various ASX listed and unlisted public companies, and with major chartered accountancy firms in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Heather Watson

Director of NAHC since 2014

As a lawyer with more than 30 years in legal practice, Heather brings legal, commercial and governance skills, particularly in the charitable and not for profit sector. Her industry experience includes health and community services, infrastructure, affordable housing, philanthropy and indigenous communities. She is a non-executive director on a number of government and charitable entities including the Advisory Board for the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission.

With Appreciation

Professor George William Earl

Board Member and Chair at NAHC from 2011-2019

Professor Earl has over 20 years ‘on ground’ experience as a construction economist and property development manager working in the United Kingdom, Australia and the Pacific region. Professor Earl is an Honorary Professor at Bond University and a Professor at Griffith University. We sincerely thank Professor Earl for his leadership as Chair, helping to ensure the future viability of the organisation, and for his dedication in helping NAHC achieve its vision of providing affordable housing to Australians.


Mike Myers

Managing Director of NAHC

Mike has 34 years experience in senior executive roles in social and affordable housing, including direct housing provision, policy development and legal and advisory services in the UK and in Australia from 1996. Mike is the Founder and Managing Director of the National Affordable Housing Consortium, one of Australia's leaders in the provision of affordable housing, with 3,520 dwellings built and $1.3 billion in private investment attracted.

Mike also holds the following position and affiliations:

  • Director and Company Secretary of NAHP Ltd, a non-profit company representing the views of NRAS Approved Participants
  • Member: Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Member: Australasian Housing Institute

Previous positions include:

  • Board Member of the Community Housing Federation of Australia. 1998 – 2011 and chairman for 3 year term
  • A founding member of the National Affordable Housing Summit Group
  • Executive Director of Queensland Community Housing Coalition 1996-2009
Alan Bailey

Chief Financial Officer

Alan is a UK-qualified accountant and brings a wealth of knowledge, skills and commercial acumen acquired through many years serving in senior financial roles across a range of industries.
Jonathan Dale

Legal Affairs and Quality Assurance Manager

Jonathan provides analysis and guidance on a range of issues to NAHC's Board, Executive Team and staff. Jonathan serves as NAHC's Company Secretary, manages NAHC's broad suite of contractual arrangements and compliance obligations and is the principal contact point between NAHC and its legal advisers.
Darren Doyle

Buy Assist Program Manager

A senior property industry executive and professional, Darren brings to the business a 15 year track record of accomplishment in leading the development, planning, implementation and successful delivery of business outcomes at the strategic, operational and project levels.
Graham Marshall

Business Development Manager

Graham brings a wealth of experience to the business as a property development professional with a delivery record which includes high-rise residential, housing projects, heavy civil and infrastructure and commercial projects, having been responsible for development of several thousand residential dwellings or lots.