Jennifer Laurent-Smart

Board 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 has experience of working strategically with senior management teams, providing support, advice and guidance in relation to equality and diversity and has a sound understanding of equality legislation and the principles of equality & diversity and inclusion. She has experience of main-streaming equality and building capacity within organisations to improve their equality practice.

Her previous roles have included: Equality and Diversity Manager for DWP (Jobcentre plus), London Race and Diversity Strategy Manager for the National Police Development Authority (formally Centrex), Specialist Diversity Advisor for the Metropolitan Police, and Senior Equality Practitioner for Brent Council.

Jennifer joined the Saha Board in May 2014.

Jennifer Laurent-Smart

Board member

Other SAHA Team Members

Argiri Papathos

Director 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.

Tony Bacon

Director 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.

John MacFarlane

Head of Capital Projects

John joined Saha in 2011. He manages the planned works programme, new developments and has responsibility for service contracts.