Head of Human Resources and Administration

Freda has worked in housing and charities throughout her extensive HR career. Freda has held Head of Human Resources positions with Stonham Housing Association, Octavia Housing, Mencap and the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, and was Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development with Terrence Higgins Trust. Freda’s HR experience includes employee relations, recruitment, trade union…

Head of Operations

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Head of Asset Management & Development

James joined HCHA in October 2017. He has worked within the housing sector for almost 30 years and brings a wealth of experience in both property and housing management. He has held senior roles at other large London based housing providers in asset management, maintenance and property management. James is a full member of the Chartered…

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 has joined HCHA to volunteer her time in housing, a field…

Tenant Representative

Michael is a retired science and maths teacher, active Catholic, wheelchair campaigner and member of Transport for All. Michael has been living in Ewart House since April 2012, he says, ‘My motivation for joining HCHA’s Board is that I’ve been community active all my life in a voluntary capacity, including youth football, Citizens Theatre (over…

Dave works for the National Housing Federation – the trade body that represents housing associations across the country. He has worked in community-led housing development for over ten years, has an MSc. in Housing and Urban Planning and brings considerable experience in planning and public affairs.

Avani Modasia joined the board in March 2019. Avani is currently an independent consultant working on providing training and writing bids for small organisations. Prior to that  she was the Chief Executive of Age UK Harrow for 12 years, until  it underwent major restructuring and she took voluntary redundancy. She has experience of older people…

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…

We are currently recruiting a new board member. If you would like to be considered for this position please contact us.

Operations Manager

Naomi was appointed in August 2017 as Operations Manager and is responsible for housing management. She has overall responsibility for our services for older people, young persons, general needs and the over 25’s Homeless project.