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 (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 - 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.
Richard Ennis - Interim Finance and Corporate Services Director
Richard spent the last decade as the Executive Director of Finance and Corporate Services of Homes England, the government's multi billion pound housing delivery body responsible for running the Help to Buy scheme, getting surplus government land prepared for new housing, the affordable housing programme, making long and short loans to both private and public sector housebuilders, and until recently also running the Social Housing Regulator.
Prior to this he was Executive Director of Corporate Services at the London Borough of Ealing from 2005 and Executive Director of Finance at the London Borough of Lambeth in 2002. Richard has also worked in a range of finance and resource roles for various organisations including the City of Westminster, Lloyds Bank and The Post Office.
Richard will be making sure that the SHP New Deal is appropriately resourced to deliver essential improvements that ensure residents get real demonstrable benefits and value for money from the programme.