Our Board

We have a Board of Directors comprising twelve members: four residents (three tenants and one leaseholder), four independents, and four council nominees from all political parties.


Our board’s responsibilities are to:

  • guide strategic direction in line with Management Agreement
  • scrutinise and monitor performance
  • approve budgets
  • agree policies and make financial decisions
  • ensure that SHP is run lawfully and ethically


Board meetings are open to the public. They are held at our Sutton Gate office. If you would like to attend, please Contact Us


If you would like to become a Board member please Contact Us

Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team are responsible for the day to day leadership and management of SHP. 

SHP leadership team
Steve Tucker
Steve Tucker - Managing Director

Steve is the former Director of Housing at London Borough of Hackney and became the first Chief Executive of Hackney Homes in 2005. Steve led on the housing stock transfer from Wycombe District Council to Red Kite, and more recently was Corporate Director of Housing at Barking and Dagenham from 2014 to 2016.

Steve is a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and has led for CIH on two recent national projects involving landlords from across the country on innovation and best practice in repairs and maintenance. 

Steve is committed to modernising housing management at SHP and delivering effective resident facing services through integrated place based teams and generic working that promotes successful households - the SHP New Deal. This is also designed to make a career in housing appeal to bright and talented people as well as enriching the user experience and winning the trust and confidence of residents.

Catherine Charlton
Catherine Charlton - Operations Director

Catherine joined SHP from Enfield Council, where she was Head of Housing Operations and was responsible for leading significant improvements in key areas of business. 

Since joining SHP Catherine has developed a three year programme to support the SHP New Deal - bringing a strong resident, commercial and value for money focus to the programme. As well as leading our Operations Directorate, Catherine is working closely with colleagues from key partner organisations to support service delivery and outcomes for residents.

Picture of Adam Barret
Adam Barrett - Director of Finance and Corporate Services

Adam joined SHP as Director of Finance and Corporate Services in July 2019.

Before joining SHP Adam worked as Director of Resources at Lewisham Homes. He helped to set up the organisation, raise customer satisfaction levels and deliver the Decent Homes programme. He also worked for Lewisham Council and Greenwich Council in both corporate finance and service finance roles.

Adam explains: "My role is to ensure we remain financially viable, secure value for money and resource our teams so we can deliver on our objectives. It's my responsibility to ensure that the organisation has the governance, finance, ICT and HR support that it needs and that we manage risk well so we can deliver on our goals.

"Working in housing gives me a great opportunity to make a positive impact. Providing a good home is a foundation on which people build their lives and when we do our jobs well we make a real difference."