Bjorn Howard Group chief executive, Executive director
Bjorn became Aster Group’s CEO in 2009 and has been instrumental in driving growth. He led Aster’s successful merger with Synergy Housing in 2012 increasing the group’s housing business to over 28,000 homes.
Bjorn has worked in the housing, care and support industry for over 25 years and has extensive board-level experience in both executive and non-executive roles. He has served as a non-executive director for an NHS Trust, educational organisations and as a government appointee on a housing association board.
Bjorn holds a master’s degree in management and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and Chartered Management Institute. He is also a member of the Institute of Directors.