Board Change at This Land

This Land Limited has announced that Councillor Josh Schumann has been appointed a non-executive director of the company effective immediately. He will replace Chris Malyon, Chief Financial officer and Deputy Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire County Council who has served since the formation of the company.

Steve Norris, Chairman of This Land commented "On behalf of the Board, I want to express my appreciation to Chris for his significant contribution to This Land. He oversaw the origination and development of the company in its early stages and leaves an enduring legacy for which my colleagues and I are very grateful.”

David Gelling, Managing Director of This Land, said: “I am grateful to Chris Malyon for his unrivalled advice on corporate and local authority governance and it has been a privilege to work with him. We are pleased to welcome Councillor Josh Schumann to the Board. He has been a constructive and supportive Chair of our oversight committee and we know that he very much shares our vision for the future of This Land.”

Cllr Schumann said “I’ve been really impressed by This Land’s commitment to deliver much-needed new homes in Cambridgeshire while ensuring sensitive care is taken in creating and adding to communities, establishing great places to live and work. It’s great to be joining the board at this exciting stage of the company’s development and I look forward to working with the team to support This Land in the next stages of its positive future, helping to move the company forward and grow.”