John MacFarlane BA

Head of Capital Projects

John joined Saha in 2011. He manages the planned works programme, new developments and has responsibility for service contracts. He has particular skills in disposals and acquisitions and is currently involved in a programme of stock rationalisation, disposing of low demand stock and developing new homes in areas of high need.

John has worked for 35 years for housing associations and has acquired a unique breadth and depth of experience, including five years running his own consultancy and ten years spent at director level for a large Registered Social Landlord.

John lists his specialties as Interim Management, Change Management, and Project Management.

John MacFarlane

Head of Capital Projects

Other SAHA Team Members

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.

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.

Vina Mistry

Head of Housing Services and Interim Head of Independent Quality Inspectorate

Vina Mistry is Head of Housing Services - North Region, with specific responsibility for General Needs Services, Older People's Services, and Supported Housing.