Gavin Cansfield appointed as Moat's new Chief Executive

We're delighted to have Gavin Cansfield join Moat as our new Chief Executive. Gavin's appointment follows a rigorous and competitive recruitment process, carried out by our Board and a customer-led panel.   

Gavin is currently Chief Executive at Settle group which owns and manages over 10,000 homes. Gavin has headed up the Hertfordshire-based housing association since 2015, drawing upon 30 years of housing experience.  

Steve White, Moat’s Chair, said “Gavin brings a wealth of experience to this role, and we’re delighted to welcome him to Moat. He proved to be a stand-out candidate who shares our vision and dedication to achieving excellence in all we do. We look forward to working with him to provide great homes, services, and communities for our customers.” 

Gavin Cansfield said: “It’s a great honour to lead the Moat team; I look forward to building on everything that’s already been achieved as we work together to deliver an ambitious, customer-focused strategy.”