Njoki Yaxley is an experienced governance and risk management professional, having worked on both sides of the Board table. Initially as a Deputy Company Secretary/Governance Manager and more recently as a Non Executive Director for Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust- a post she has held since February 2020.

Her passion and motivation lies in social housing where she spent over 15 years in various roles, including as a rents officer, development officer and governance officer. In 2017, she became a governance and risk manager/ Deputy Company Secretary at Flagship Housing Group. She holds a degree in Law from the University of East Anglia, a Masters in Social Housing from the London School of Economics and is a Clore Social Fellow (Social Housing, 2014 Alumnus).

When she is not working, she enjoys gardening, reading and looking after her young son. Njoki is excited to join Connect Futures’ inaugural board and looks forward to sharing her expertise to help grow the organisation.

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