Andrew is part of a large church in South Wales and serves as a Street Pastor on the streets of Cardiff. He joined the saha board in April 2019.
Andrew SmithHead of Property Services
Andrew joined saha in January 2018. Andrew is responsible for Repairs and Maintenance managing Asset Managers to ensure all properties are safe, secure and compliant.
Andrew has 15 years management experience in housing managing Planned works, Asset Management, Compliance, Facilities Management, Project Management, Mechanical and Electrical works, servicing contracts, GIS mapping and cyclical repairs programmes.
Alistair HeronBoard Member
Alistair is a partner in West Country firm of solicitors and specialises in commercial property. He has been involved in several homeless charities for a number of years and is also a musician and an active member of a large church in Exeter. He was appointed to the saha Board in March 2017.
Argiri PapathosDirector of Corporate Services and Company Secretary
Argiri joined saha’s Executive Management Team in February 2017.
As Director of Corporate Services Argiri oversees the work of the HR, IT and Business Support & Innovation Teams, leads on corporate governance and also undertakes the role of Company Secretary.
Peter TaylorBoard Member
Peter has worked in construction since leaving school, gaining experience with John Laing Construction, and rising to senior management positions with Laing Homes and Lovell Partnership. He has a Salvation Army background and is passionate about the work and ministry of the Army. He was appointed to the saha Board in December 2015.
Commissioner John MatearBoard Member
Commissioner John Matear is a retired Salvation Army Officer. He served for 34 years in a variety of appointments, latterly as Territorial Commander in the United Kingdom Territory with the Republic of Ireland. He joined the saha Board in July 2012 was subsequently appointed as Chair of the saha Board in September 2012.
Andrew TaylorBoard Member
Andrew Taylor is a proven leader with a broad experience in the social housing sector and an extensive finance background. He was formerly Chief Executive of Sutton Housing Trust. He was appointed to the saha Board in 2010 and is Chair of the Audit Committee.
Maggie Cameron-RatchfordBoard Member
Maggie worked for a local council in the east end of London for over 20 years, mainly managing housing services - homelessness, housing advice, management of council housing and managing large projects. She joined the saha Board in 2011.
Jennifer Laurent-SmartBoard member
Jennifer has been working as an equality and diversity practitioner for over 15 years and has experience of working in both the private and public sector. She joined the saha Board in May 2014.
Tony BaconDirector of Asset Management
Tony joined Saha in August 2009 and has overall responsibility for saha's asset management functions, including development, major repairs, maintenance and servicing programmes.
Nigel Hills CPFAChief Executive and Board Member
Nigel joined saha in 1984 as a Finance Officer, when the Association owned just 10 hostel properties and one general needs scheme in Bournemouth. He became Director of Finance in 2004 and Chief Executive in 2019.
Geanna BrayDirector of Housing, Support and Customer Services
Geanna joined saha in June 2007 as Director of Housing Services. She has overall responsibility for the Agency Managed and Independent Quality Inspectorate (IQI) team; General Needs and Older People's Services; Directly Managed Services; and the Customer Service Centre team.
Zafar RajaHead of Finance
Zafar joined saha in 2010. Zafar is a qualified accountant and holds an MBA in Business Finance from the University of Lincoln.
Vina MistryHead of Housing Projects (& Safeguarding Lead).
Vina Mistry is Interim Head of Special Projects and saha's Safeguarding Lead
Stephen BateHead of Housing Services (General Needs, Older People & Customer Services)
Stephen is Head of Housing Services (General Needs, Older People & Customer Services). He joined saha in 2004.
Pat CrossHead of Housing, Care & Support Services
Pat is responsible for overseeing the generic housing management and fund raising activities across a dispersed area. She specialises in General Needs, Sheltered, Rough Sleepers, Mothers and Babies and Foyer accommodation.
Mobo QuadriHead of Human Resources
Mobo leads saha's HR team, which provides a highly professional service to the Association's staff.
John MacFarlaneHead of Capital Projects
John joined saha in 2011. He manages the planned works programme, new developments and has responsibility for service contracts.