Governance, housing regulation and compliance, risk and assurance, strategy and policy development, organisational excellence, resident involvement, customer services
Leading and Managing. Governance. Housing Regulation. Compliance. Risk and Assurance. Internal Controls Assurance. Insurance. Strategy and Policy Development. Process Improvement. Resident Empowerment. Customer Services.
Simon’s housing career spans 34 years. He is an experienced manager, showing strong leadership and getting the best out of his teams. He is skilled in driving change, passionate about high quality service and an advocate of Lean-Systems-Thinking as an improvement methodology.
Simon has worked as a housing manager for both local authority and housing association stock; and been on the board of two HAs. He later worked empowering residents to take control of their housing schemes and then in regulation as a regional manager at the Housing Corporation. Simon became Compliance Director for a large housing association and grew the portfolio to include regulation, internal audit and assurance, risk management and internal controls, insurance, corporate strategy and policy, business improvement, performance reporting, company secretarial, legal and group procurement. He also took on an interim role as Operations Director and as a member of the Executive Team, Simon was jointly responsible for the direction, strategy and management of the business.
Recent projects have included lead in a major organisational development project, health and safety assurance and data management. Simon is currently working with Pilotlight, providing business coaching and mentoring to a large legal charity.
Project Manager for a scheme sponsored by the Lady Margaret Hall Settlement
Housing Management at the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Housing Management and Maintenance for CDS Co-operatives
Resident Involvement Coach Trainer for CDS Co-operatives
Regulation Manager for The Housing Corporation
Director of compliance and executive team member for Southern Housing Group
Previously a board member for Cherchefelle Housing Association and Rosebery Housing Association