Meet the Soho Housing Board
Soho Housing's Board
The Board makes decisions about our strategic direction, financial viability and policy. They decide our policies and oversee the work of the organisation.
The Board includes tenants, as well as other people interested in improving housing conditions and bringing a range of professional expertise. All members of the Board serve in a voluntary capacity.
The Board delegates certain activities to it’s subcommittees, Audit and Risk, People and Governance and Investment and Development committees.
Andrew has over two decades of senior management experience and is currently Corporate Director of Housing and Community Safety at Dorset Council. Previously, he was head of a national charity, a housing association, two ALMOs, a London local authority housing department and a division of a major national housing association.
Flora comes to the role with a passion for good governance and the inclusion of youth voices in housing. Her beliefs and values are set in preserving the unique character of central London, whilst recognising the ongoing housing crisis that affects the affordability of London and its accessibility to people from different social and economic backgrounds. Flora has a breadth of experience spanning sustainability and ESG, local economic development and placemaking, social housing, organisational non-profit strategy and social sector improvement.
Rosemary is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, is a trained Chartered Accountant and has worked in the housing sector for almost 40 years at both an executive and non-executive level. She has been the Chief Finance Officer for a number of large London housing associations, and is now CFO at Platform Housing Group, one of the largest providers of social housing in the country. She is a regular speaker at conferences on a range of matters including treasury and risk management.
Chair of the Investment and Development Committee, Harry has been delivering complex real estate projects in and around London for over 30 years, and is the Managing Director and founder of SUSD London, a sustainable development company. He has acted as an advisor to the United Reformed Church, successfully completing several joint venture redevelopments, and is an experienced non-executive director with both publicly listed and private companies.
Kath is an economist and planner based at the London School of Economics, where she specialises in housing research. She has advised national and local government, housing associations and international organisations, and has worked in central London on and off for nearly 30 years, with a keen interest in what makes neighbourhoods good places to live.
Tony was born and raised in Soho with family connections going back many generations in the Soho and Covent Garden areas. He is a managing director of a company he founded in 2013, consulting in fruit and sport. He has a strong commercial background and brings business operations, leadership, project management and strategic planning skills and experience.
Khevyn is driven to ensuring that tenants have the best landlords, feel secure and safe in their homes, and have access to wider social benefits. As an elected councillor and a consultant specialising in the built environment, he brings a deep knowledge of regeneration and housing from a political, community, and local authority perspective.
Kerry is Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the People and Governance Committee, is legally trained and has worked in the social housing sector since 2004. He is currently Director of Corporate Assurance and Governance at Habinteg Housing Association. Kerry has held many senior roles with registered providers, and supported the Kensington and Chelsea TMO with crisis management, business stabilisation, and transfer of services back to the council following the Grenfell tragedy.
Rachel is a Chartered Surveyor, and is currently the Investment Director at Housing Growth Partnership, part of the Lloyds Banking Group, where she sets up joint venture and strategic partnerships with developers for residential developments across the UK. Rachel has also been a consultant with an operational residential fund, and previously spent 13 years at Grosvenor in a variety of investment and strategic roles, latterly as Head of New Investment.
Mark is an ex tube train driver, and former Health and Safety representative and Branch Chair. He has long-standing connections with the Covent Garden and Soho areas, and has been a resident of Soho Housing Association since 1986.