Jo Robinson

Jo has worked in social housing for 30 years and is Executive Director Governance & Compliance for large housing association, Optivo. Originally a chartered surveyor, Jo’s first job in the sector was as a Housing Officer. She’s since held a wide range of roles including in home ownership, development, sales and risk. As well as responsibility for governance including regulation, she oversees resident scrutiny and involvement. She is passionate about social landlords showing they listen to their residents and care.  Jo was appointed as an Independent member of the saha Governance and HR Committee in May 2019.

Jo Robinson

Other SAHA Team Members

Suzanne Forster

Interim Director of Finance

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.

Ian Watson

Ian Watson is a chartered accountant with considerable non-executive Board and Committee experience in both the charitable and private sectors.