Roger Jarman’s career in housing spans over four decades. He has worked as an academic, in local government and for a range of central agencies. In the 1990s, he was Head of Housing Management at the Housing Corporation. From 1999 to 2011, Roger worked at the Audit Commission where he was Head of Housing. He is now an independent housing consultant and trainer and has worked for a wide range of housing association and local authority clients. He is a well-respected commentator on housing issues and has spoken and written extensively for HQN and others on housing policy, housing regulation, the private rented sector and related subjects. He has degrees from Essex and Birmingham Universities and is a Chartered Member of CIH.