Councillor Board Members

Councillor Board Members

Fareed Hussain

Fareed worked for Derby and Derbyshire for the past 30 years as Social Worker. He was first elected to the Council in 1991 from Babington Ward and has held many positions since. Fareed is currently the Cabinet Member for Urban Renewal. 

Most recently he was the Cabinet Member for Children and Young People. He was Vice Chair of Housing Committee in the mid 90s under an older structure and became a Derby Homes Board Member a few years later.

Fareed is close to taking retirement from his job with Derbyshire County Council and is looking forward to devoting most of his energy and efforts to his new portfolio responsibilities. He enjoys walking and watching cricket.

Councillor Board Members

Roy Webb (Vice Chair)

Roy worked for Rolls-Royce for over 40 years and has represented Allestree Ward in the city since 1985, as both county and city councillor.  Roy is pleased to continue as a Board member and hopes his skills will be useful to Derby Homes.

Councillor Board Members

Paul Bayliss

Paul Bayliss is the former Leader of Derby City Council. Paul became the Labour Group Leader in 2010 and was the Council Leader in May 2012 & June 2014. 

He has represented Alvaston ward in the City from 1996 and has served on a variety of Council bodies over his many years’ service as a Councillor, including Cabinet member, Chair of Scrutiny and for ten years as the Vice Chair of Derby Homes up to 2012, the Councils housing Management Company. He has recently been reappointed to the board of Derby Homes Ltd by the Council. 

Paul was born in Derby in 1962, and after passing his A levels at Noel Baker School in Alvaston, he read a degree in Public Administration in Nottingham before returning to Derby to take up a career in the private sector. 

His first job was with Hazlewood Foods plc and then between 1986 & 2012 worked at McConnells Group, Derby’s largest advertising & marketing agency, serving as a main board director for the last six years of his career before he took up the position of Leader of the City Council. 

Currently, Paul works for himself as a marketing consultant and has worked on a freelance basis for a number of organisations in and around Derby most notably for YMCA Derbyshire and for the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust.