PHA Board

Partick Housing Association Board – September 2019

Alan joined the PHA Board in 2013 and has been PHA Chair since 2019.

He is a Chartered Surveyor with experience of housing developments and property investment portfolios.

Alan brings skills in surveying; property; and pension funds.

He serves on our Investment Committee.

Alan Howie

Ian MackenzieIain is a PHA tenant and joined the PHA Board in 2015 and has been Vice Chair since 2019.

Now retired, he has a background in the IT industry where he worked in a variety of roles.

Iain brings skills in IT; customer communication; staffing; and project management. He has a keen interest in the local community.

He serves on our Human Resources Committee and Health & Safety Panel.

Annette joined the PHA Board in 2009.

She is a qualified social work professional and has held a number of senior management positions across different organisations.

Annette brings skills in social care; finance; governance; service development; customer service; training; and policy development.

She serves on our Human Resources Committee and Investment Committee.

David joined the PHA Board in 2017.

He is a lawyer and brings a range of experience, including property; residential and commercial development; real estate management; planning; environment; corporate governance; consultancy; and utility infrastructure, as well as interest in supporting customers and communities.

He serves on our Investment Committee.

Alastair joined the PHA Board in 2009.

Now retired, he is a qualified accountant with a career spanning a number of companies and roles including Financial Director.

Alastair brings skills in finance; business planning; resourcing; project management; asset management; governance; and customer service.

He was PHA Chair from 2010 to 2014. He serves on our Audit & Risk Committee.

Alastair Firth

Jeremy joined the PHA Board in 2019.

Now retired, he is a qualified accountant with significant experience of audit where he has worked at a senior managerial level.

Jeremy brings skills in audit; finance; business planning; and governance.

He serves on our Audit & Risk Committee.

Patrick joined the PHA Board in 2018.

He is a planning graduate with experience of different roles, including local government and charity sectors.

Patrick brings skills in planning and regeneration; community engagement; governance; and public policy.

He serves on our Audit & Risk Committee and Investment Committee.

Yvonne joined the PHA Board in 2017.

She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and brings a wealth of experience in senior housing roles, including Chief Executive of a Registered Social Landlord and Director within a local authority.

Yvonne brings skills in housing management; business planning; governance; and performance management.

She serves on our Audit & Risk Committee and Investment Committee.

Les joined the PHA Board in 2010.

Brought up in Partick, he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and has worked in housing for many years, specialising in housing planning. He has held a number of senior management positions in both local government and housing associations. Les bring skills in planning; development; housing management; and governance.

He was PHA Chair from 2014 to 2019.

He serves on our Investment Committee and Health & Safety Panel.

Janet joined the PHA Board in 2015.

She is a qualified accountant with experience of working at a senior finance and managerial level, currently within the college sector. Janet brings skills in finance; budgeting and forecasting; financial reporting; capital projects; audit and risk management; and the use of ICT.

She serves on our Audit & Risk Committee.

Helen joined the PHA Board in 2015.

She is a law graduate with experience of different roles and organisations, including supporting social enterprises.

Helen brings skills in law; project management; research and development, as well as an interest in supporting the community.

She serves on our Audit & Risk Committee and Human Resources Committee.

Jennifer is a PHA tenant and joined the PHA Board in 2013.

Now retired, she has a background in the civil service where she worked in a number of senior roles as well as involvement in a range of broader activities.

Jennifer brings skills in communications; analytical skills; staffing; advocacy; and public policy.

She serves on our Human Resources Committee.

Jennifer Young
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