Robert Panou shares his experiences of trying to introduce timber cladding and wood windows into Bron Afon’s housing stock. How do you get over the barrier of people saying No when you try to suggest switching to wood?

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Robert has responsibility for delivering and overseeing Bron Afon’s development programme (pre and post contract). He is responsible for running strategic projects worth up to £30million. Robert has a broad, commercial role that includes negotiating loan arrangements with funders, writing and delivering a 5-year development strategy, securing grants and managing schemes from planning to completion.