Board member and Member of the Property Committee

Rob is a Building Surveyor and currently a Partner at Knight Frank, leading the London City Building surveying team. Rob has extensive Board level experience in the social Housing sector.

Board Member and Member of the Finance Committee

Carla is a qualified accountant with a substantial amount of experience in the Social Housing sector. Previously Carla was the Director of Performance at Peabody and is currently Deputy Director of Finance at the University of Middlesex.

Chair of the Property Committee

Shuab is a chartered surveyor and a consultant (having previously been a Director) for the Affordable Housing division at JLL, the leading international property consultants. He has over 20 years’ professional experience as a specialist within affordable housing, and has overseen some of the largest valuations for loan security (via traditional and the capital markets…

Member of the Housing Committee

Sylvia is a tenant of HCHA and Chair of the HCHA tenants Forum. With a background in education as a Deputy and acting Head Teacher, Sylvia brings an in-depth knowledge of Harrow and a service users viewpoint to the Board

Member of the Housing Committee

Alan is a tenant of HCHA , a former civilian employee at Scotland Yard and is a committee representative for the Sri Lanka cricket Board of control. Alan has a diverse range of skills which help shape our approach to service delivery.

Director of Housing and Customer Experience

Steven joined the team in January 2023 bringing a wealth of housing experience into the team. Steven is working to ensure that our services are adapting to the changes in the Housing sector and that our focus remains on delivering great services to our residents

Director of Asset Management

Peter has over 30 years’ experience of social housing in a variety of senior roles for a wide range of organisations, including housing associations, local authorities, private landlords and commercial enterprises. He has an in-depth appreciation of the challenges faced in delivering quality services to social housing clients and is particularly focussed on customer-centered service…

Chair of the Board and member of the Finance Committee

Petra joined our Board in 2012.  She brings welcome new skills as a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Brunel University and course director of the MSc in Building Services Engineering Management.  After a 6 year stint as a trustee at the Engineering Trust, Petra joined HCHA’s Board to volunteer her time in housing, a field…

Chair of the Finance Committee

Barry is a Chartered Accountant by profession, working in the construction industry for over 30 years in the UK and overseas.  Barry has been involved in the housing sector for over four decades, and was a member of the Board of Stanmore Christian Housing Association until its merger with HCHA.  Barry joined the HCHA Board…

Board member

Martin joined the Board in April 2020. He was born and raised in Pinner, Harrow before studying History at university. He then qualified as a solicitor and spent over 30 years in private practice in London as a corporate and transactional lawyer specialising in mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt fundraising and complex contracts. For…