Our finance team is led by Nicola Ewen, Executive Finance Director, with support from Leke Adebiyi, Assistant Finance Director.
Nicola leads the finance function for the Group including Corporate Finance, Financial Services and Financial Operations.
Nicola is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants with over 20 years of experience in the social housing sector, a board member and member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Grand Union Housing Group and a director of Grand Union Group Funding plc. Nicola spent five years at Notting Hill Housing then Notting Hill Genesis as the Director of Financial Services.
Leke is responsible for leadership and technical expertise on treasury, development finance and long term planning.
Prior to Paradigm, Leke worked at L&Q where he was head of development finance for schemes outside London. Prior to working at L&Q Leke was a real estate financial advisor at Grant Thornton where he advised local councils, housing associations and developers on funding, development finance and long term planning. Leke holds a MSc in Finance & Management from the University of Loughborough and also passed CFA level 3.