Taylor Wimpey plc chief executive Pete Redfern is to join the Board of the Home Builders Federation.
will officially take up his
place at the next HBF board meeting on June 28.
HBF executive chairman Stewart Baseley said; "I am delighted that Pete is joining the HBF board.
plays a vital role in ensuring our industry is well represented with the key decision makers.
This is a critical time for the industry and it is vital that we work closely with all stakeholders to find ways of increasing housing supply.
HBF's representation has helped make a real difference to housing policy in recent years, as demonstrated by the introduction of NewBuy.
I am keen to play my part as we look to create an environment in which we can build the homes the country needs."
Pete was appointed to the post of Group Chief Executive of Taylor Wimpey plc in July 2007, following the merger between George Wimpey Plc and Taylor Woodrow plc, and has full day to day operational responsibility for the UK Housing Division.
Prior to the merger, Pete was Group Chief Executive of George Wimpey Plc and before that, successively held the posts of Finance Director and Chief Executive of George Wimpey's UK Housing business.
Pete is a trustee of homeless charity CRISIS, Chair of the CBI's Homebuilders Group and a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.