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.
Other SAHA Team Members
Head of Housing Services - North of England
Vina Mistry is Head of Housing Services - North Region, with specific responsibility for General Needs Services, Older People's Services, and Supported Housing.
Maggie worked for a local council in the east end of London for over 20 years, mainly managing housing services - homelessness, housing advice, management of council housing and managing large projects. She joined the Saha Board in 2011.
Head of ICT
Ola's role is to ensure the provision of Information Communications and Technology appropriate to the evolving needs of Saha and to develop and lead the ICT service in delivering effective, efficient and quality ICT aligned to the Association's business objectives.