My Trivallis

Meet the team

Our executive team make the big decisions, set goals, and plan strategies to put tenants first and help the company succeed. They also support and motivate employees to live by our values, ensuring everyone works together towards common objectives.

Duncan Forbes

Chief Executive

Duncan is an experienced leader and lawyer with 35 years of experience in public, private, and voluntary sectors, as well as community-owned social enterprises. He has a strong background in working with various communities and organisations, focusing on areas like housing, public services, poverty and inequality, and regeneration.

His specific interests and expertise are in change management, leadership, governance, regulation, and coordinating public services to better serve the community. He is passionate about improving long-term quality of life through better preventative services.

Keiron Montague

Executive Director Communities

Born and bred in Maerdy, Keiron is a social housing professional with a keen interest in tackling poverty and community regeneration. He started his career as a Community Involvement Officer and then moved into youth work. He worked for a number of housing associations in South Wales before joining Trivallis in 2019 as Head of Development and Regeneration. He has also served as a Councillor for RCT and an Independent Community Board Member on Cwm Taf University Health Board.

Lisa Pinney

Executive Director Resources

Lisa joined Trivallis in May 2023 and has over 15 years’ experience of working in Welsh housing associations. Her role covers all aspects of finance, treasury, procurement, technology, data and business improvement. She is also the Group Company Secretary. She has been a qualified accountant for nearly 30 years and has an MA in Leadership and Management. With a professional background in housing, education and manufacturing, Lisa champions value for money and how technology can drive business efficiency.

Kate Jones

Executive Director People

Kate is an experienced senior human resources and occupational development professional with a strong background in leadership and Board-level roles. She has extensive expertise in workforce transformation and cultural change, with experience in project and change management, handling complex employee relations, and finding creative solutions to challenges. Having worked for the NHS in England and Wales for 14 years, Kate joined Trivallis in 2021 and is responsible for people services, learning and development, health and safety, fleet, and communications.