Adrian Jeakings


Adrian brings over 25 years’ experience at board level in both executive and non-executive roles, including as Audit Advisory Chair at the Norse Group and as Member of the Appointments Panel at the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO).

His prior experience also includes three years as President of the Newspaper Society and Chairman of the News Media Association. During his professional career he spent six years as Chief Executive Officer of Archant, and has 20 years’ experience in Chief Financial Officer/ Director roles at various organisations.

Adrian replaced Carolyn Uphill, who was  Chairman from July 2013.

As Chairman, Adrian says he is keen to continue to build the NLA’s voice and authority and to put our members at the heart of everything the NLA does so that landlords have the support they need to make a success of renting homes.