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Robert Nettleton

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  • Chief executive

Robert became chief executive of Bromford in November 2018, after being appointed as chief executive designate in July 2018. 

Robert was previously chief executive of Merlin. He joined Merlin March 2014 and was appointed to the Merlin board in April 2015. Since joining Merlin, Robert has led the organisation to double its operating margin, quadruple surpluses and create a new homes programme; delivering 300 affordable homes per annum whilst increasing customer satisfaction. 

Prior to joining Merlin, Robert was chief executive at Cornwall-based Coastline Housing. Under Robert’s leadership Coastline achieved investors in people gold status and a 92% customer satisfaction rating.

Robert is a member of the following committees:

  • Nominations and remuneration (for nominations matters only)
  • Strategic transformation forum

Robert was appointed to the board on 2 July 2018