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

Anne McLoughlin

Interim Executive Director of Operations

With 30 years’ social housing experience Anne was previously Operations Director with a national specialist housing provider where she helped it to grow to the largest rural housing provider in the UK with a reputation for high quality energy efficient homes and services.

Alistair Heron

Board 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.

Maureen Hopcroft

Maureen brings 30 years technology expertise gained across the private, public and third sectors. She is now an independent technology consultant and has delivered outcomes for several housing associations, ranging from some of the largest organisations to more specialist providers. Maureen is currently chair of a specialist London housing association and is on the NHF’s Board member national group. She was appointed to the saha Group Board in May 2019.