Executive Management Team

Our Executive Management team are responsible for implementing and directing our Corporate Plan.

'Our Future' corporate plan and associated strategies 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 Gales - Chief Executive

Wayne oversees the organisation which encompasses:

  • Managing the affairs of the Trust in accordance with its vision, values, and corporate objectives.
  • Working with the Trust Board to develop organisational strategy.
  • Responsibility for the attainment of the agreed strategic objectives.
  • Leadership of all staff.
  • Day to day performance.
  • Corporate Assessment & Assurance.
  • Development of external partnerships.

Andrew White - Director of Finance & Business Services

Andrew White - Director of Finance & Business Services

Andrew oversees the following:

  • Financial planning
  • Financial Management
  • Business planning
  • Liaison with funders
  • Legal services
  • Internal and External Audit
  • Income collection
  • Human Resources and Organisational Development
  • Governance, Regulation & Assurance
  • Work & Enterprise
  • Financial Inclusion Support

Judith Burbidge - Director of Neighbourhoods & Customer Services

Judith Burbidge - Director of Neighbourhoods & Customer Services

Judith oversees the following:

  • Customer Services
  • Planning Function to support property services
  • Allocations
  • Housing Management
  • Specialist Housing Services
  • Support Services for Older and Vulnerable Customers
  • Customer Voice
  • Neighbourhood Development and Community Projects

Gareth Rigby - Director of Property

Gareth Rigby - Director of Property

Gareth oversees the following:

  • New Build, Development and Regeneration
  • Asset Management Strategy
  • Responsive Repairs
  • Planned Investment
  • Property Compliance
  • Health & Safety
  • In House Trade Delivery Team
  • Contracts and Tenders to Procurement
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Grounds Maintenance Services including Caretaking

Andrew Rafferty- Director of Technology & Business Improvement

Andrew Rafferty- Director of Technology & Business Improvement

Andrew oversees the following:

  • Digital Technology
  • Business Improvement
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Management & Governance
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
  • Programme Management
  • Performance Management Reporting