Morenike Ajayi (BSC, MBA, FCPFA, Prince2) is set to join GCHA as our new Director of Corporate Services. 

Morenike, a qualified CIPFA accountant, has 21 years of experience across multiple local authority and housing association roles, 12 of which have been in financial leadership. 

She was formerly the Commercial and Finance Director for the London Pensions Fund Authority, and has taken on several senior roles with Genesis Housing Association, Origin HA, Tower Hamlet Community Homes and Transport for London. In addition, Morenike is the Chair of the Finance committee and Treasurer for London Youth. Previously, she sat on the Board of Trustees for the National Union of Students (UK) and Hopscotch Asian Women’s Centre, a health and social care charity.

Morenike, who starts her new role on 20 September, said: “I am delighted to join GCHA at an exciting time like this. I am looking forward to a time of growth and the next phase. Most especially, I look forward to working with my colleagues, residents and partners.”