Chief Executive Officer

Peter Denton


Peter Denton is the Chief Executive Officer of Homes England.

Peter joined Homes England in August 2021. Prior to this, he was Group Finance Director and subsequently Chief Executive Officer of housing association The Hyde Group.

He has worked in a broad range of strategic leadership roles, amassing 27 years of pan-European real estate experience.

Before joining the housing sector, Peter spent his early career in investment banking and then moved to global real estate investment management firm Starwood Capital.

During his investment career, Peter deployed over €25 billion of capital and had significant exposure to investors and fundraising on a global scale, working as a ‘bridge’ between the public, private and third sector.

In addition, Peter has held senior EMEA real estate investment banking roles at BNP Paribas, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Eurohypo and WestImmo. He is also a non-executive Real Estate Investment Committee member at global investment company Eurazeo.

Chief Executive Officer

The Chief Executive, Homes England, leads the corporate executive directors in the management team, with responsibility for the management of the agency’s programmes including meeting targets set by government and the operation of core systems to support the agency’s work.

The Chief Executive is designated as Homes England’s Accounting Officer, accountable to parliament and others for the effectiveness and efficiency with which the agency discharges its functions.

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