Executive Management Team

Our Executive Management team are responsible for implementing and directing our 2020 Vision.

Our 2020 Vision gives us a clear direction for our future.  There are many changes ahead, but we will continue to be a landlord of choice, with a greater focus on developing new homes for a range of tenures, helping customers into work and creating self-reliant communities.

Wayne Gales - Chief Executive


Wayne oversees the organisation which encompasses:
  • Managing the affairs of the Trust in accordance with the vision, values and corporate objectives
  • Liaison with the Chairman and Members of the Board of Management
  • Strategic development of corporate policies and objectives
  • Corporate Assesment & Assurance

Andrew White - Director of Finance & Business Services

Andrew White

Andrew oversees the following:
  • Financial strategies
  • Business planning
  • Liaison with funders
  • Financial services
  • Legal services
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Internal audit
  • Income collection
  • Management of Transformation Team

Judith Burbidge - Director of Neighbourhoods & Wellbeing

Judith Burbidge

Judith oversees the following:
  • New Customer Allocations 
  • Tenancy Services and Enforcement
  • Specialist Housing Services
  • Services for Older and Vulnerable Customers
  • Resident Involvement
  • Grounds Maintenance Services including Caretaking
  • Neighbourhood Development and Community Projects
  • Customer Service Desks
  • Partnership Working 

Currently Vacant - Director of Property

  • Asset Management
  • Responsive Repairs
  • Planned Maintenance
  • Modernisations and Improvements
  • Adaptations and Tenants' Alterations
  • Health and Safety
  • Contracts and Tenders
  • Affordable Warmth Programmes
  • Development and Regeneration 

Gill Murgatroyd - Director of Skills & Enterprise

Gill MurgatroydGill oversees the following:
  • Board Member Development
  • Organisational Development 
  • Learning and Development
  • Human Resources
  • Employability Services
  • PR and Communication
  • Project Facilitation
  • HCA Regulation
  • Governance Support
  • Corporate Complaints
  • Equality and Diversity

Currently Vacant- Director of Technology & Business Improvement

  • Technology
  • Business Improvement
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Management & Compliance
  • Business Continuity & disaster recovery
  • Performance Management reporting