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.
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 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.
Julie Kennealy - Executive Director of Resources
Julie has over 25 years’ experience in senior posts within large and complex organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. She is a Chartered Accountant and has worked in housing and regeneration.
Jerry Austin - Executive Director of Property
Jerry is a Chartered Engineer with over 20 years’ executive experience as a building services engineer and in property management. He has also held executive roles at G15 Housing Associations.