Ian Watson

Ian Watson is a chartered accountant with considerable non-executive Board and Committee experience in both the charitable and private sectors. His current charity appointments include the Connection at St Martins, Eikon, Homeless Link Social Investment Limited and Phoenix. Ian was appointed as an Independent member of the saha Audit and Risk Committee in May 2019.

Ian Watson

Other SAHA Team Members

Stephen Bright

Board Member

Stephen trained as a Chartered Accountant and worked in the profession for the first seven years of his career. He is also a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and Chartered Institute of Taxation. He has previous experience on the board of charities and on the Audit Committee for The Salvation Army; he is also on the board of a social housing provider in London and was previously on the Audit Committee for two NHS acute trusts.

He retired to Buckinghamshire after 35 years at board level in Retail Banks and Insurance companies as Chief Financial Officer, Risk Director, IT Director and Chief Executive Officer in the UK and Europe. Stephen joined the saha Board in February 2022.

Andrew Lawrence

Board Member

Andrew Lawrence is a Chartered Accountant and combines work as Chairman of the Board of Bron Afon Community Housing with a wide portfolio of non-executive director roles within the charity and public sectors and in insurance and social housing. Andrew has a special interest in corporate governance, strategic leadership, risk management, cultural change and innovation.

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.

Lynne Shea

Interim Chief Executive

Lynne joined saha’s Executive Management Team in January 2022 as Executive Director of Corporate Services. Lynne is a qualified accountant with over 30 years’ experience. She is an established leader in the Housing Sector and has held executive positions in the private and housing association sectors for over 26 years

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