The Association is managed by our Chief Executive, Joe Scullion, who is supported by 10 members of staff. We are governed by a Board of directors who are responsible for the strategy and ultimately the operational performance of the association. There are currently 8 members of the Board who meet 6 times a year.
Joe is a housing professional who has worked in the sector for over 30 years for a number of local authorities and housing associations in a variety of roles including housing management, development and homeless services. His most recent post was as Chief Executive of a specialist housing association and care company. He also sat on the board of three housing associations including as chair of MHS Homes in Medway. Joe is a Chartered Director and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
A CIMA qualified accountant with eighteen years finance experience. Aidan has worked for both commercial and charitable entities within the motor racing, construction, house building, social care and leisure centre sectors for organisations of a variety of sizes. Aidan has grown up in the local area and has been with GCHA for over four years.
Steve has worked at GCHA since 1999. Starting as a Technical Officer, Steve has developed his career since then, working at senior management level since 2006. Steve is passionate about delivering an excellent customer experience and has worked hard to develop and improve processes, ensuring that GCHA are amongst the best performers in the sector. Steve is a member of the chartered institute of housing.
Felicity has been working in housing for over 10 years. She started as a community neighbourhood warden and then moved into housing management. Felicity is a member of the chartered institute of housing whose specialist area is anti-social behaviour and domestic abuse. Felicity is also a fully trained mediator and is able to independently mediate disputes.
Harry is part of the finance team working as the Management Accountant. Harry joined GCHA in 2012 and is AAT qualified and is currently studying towards his full CIMA qualification.
Keely joined GCHA in 2015. Keely previously worked in the Banking industry and brings with her a wealth of experience in streamlining processes / procedures as well as managing day to day office administration including the maintenance service. Keely is studying to become a member of the institute of chartered secretaries.
Lisa has worked for GCHA since 2007 mainly as a finance assistant but more recently as a general admin assistant providing administrational support to the company as a whole.
Emily has been working as an administrator for over 5 years now and joined the team at GCHA in 2016. Her main focusses are dealing with any maintenance and housing issues that tenants may have. Emily recently completed a Customer Services Level 2 diploma and is now studying for a CIH level 3.
Lucinda joined GCHA in September 2017 having decided to moved back into an office administration role following a period of working as a teaching assistant in a local school. Lucinda provides administrational support to the company.
Lauren has worked for the local authority for the last 6 years and has gained wide and varied housing experience across different departments. She is enthusiastic and passionate about housing services and is looking forward to contributing her experience and knowledge to improve and deliver housing services for residents.
Stuart has had a long career in a customer focused environment. He enjoys working on the front line delivering an excellent service to clients. Stuart is going to use the skills he has gained in his previous employment to improve estate services and enhance GCHA’s vision.
Ria joined GCHA in July 2018 after completing an apprenticeship at Peabody Housing Association whereby she gained a wealth of experience across all housing matters. Ria is part of the admin team but will be championing maintenance for the Association.