Cartrefi Croeso has been established by Carmarthenshire County Council to develop new homes for sale and to rent.
To deliver quality, affordable homes for local people
Mr Randal Hemingway
Dave retired from the role of Deputy Chief Executive at Carmarthenshire County Council in 2015 after 12 years with the Authority. He had also worked in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea since moving to Wales in 1992. He is also currently a Board member of Swansea Bay City Region and recently joined the advisory Board of the Port Talbot Enterprise Zone.
In 2012 Dave was awarded an OBE for services to Regeneration and Skills in West Wales.
Originally from Hereford he is still a season ticket holder at Hereford FC and a regular at Llandovery RFC.
Robin became managing director of Cartrefi Croeso in July 2018. Before that he started his career in housing management and community/co-operative development followed by a directorship of a housing association. After running his own housing and regeneration consultancy he joined the public sector as Head of Housing in a south west council before joining the Audit Commission in Wales as a Best Value Inspector/Performance Specialist. He joined Carmarthenshire County Council as Head of Housing in 2004, added Public Protection to his portfolio in April 2014 and the provision of Care Services in 2015. Robin has been a board member of a number of housing associations, and is currently a trustee of Tai Pawb and a housing adviser to the Welsh Local Government Association. He recently chaired a ministerial task force looking to find ways of delivering more affordable homes in Wales. Robin lives in Pembrey, is a follower of the Scarlets and West Ham, and is a Governor of Pwll Primary School.