John Upsher

John is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Previously he was Director of Finance at Estuary Housing Association for 5 years and Finance Director at Toynbee Housing Association for 16 years. John is also a board member and vice chair of Advance Housing and a trustee and vice chair of a multi academy trust. He was appointed to the saha Audit and Risk Committee in February 2013.

John Upsher

Other SAHA Team Members

Commissioner John Matear

Commissioner John Matear is a retired Salvation Army Officer. He served for 34 years in a variety of appointments, latterly as Territorial Commander in the United Kingdom Territory with the Republic of Ireland. He joined the saha Board in July 2012 was subsequently appointed as Chair of the saha Board in September 2012.

Peter Taylor

Board Member

Peter has worked in construction since leaving school, gaining experience with John Laing Construction, and rising to senior management positions with Laing Homes and Lovell Partnership. He has a Salvation Army background and is passionate about the work and ministry of the Army. He was appointed to the saha Board in December 2015.

Ruby Judt

Ruby is a CIMA qualified accountant with over 20 years of experience. Having worked in a number of senior finance roles in the commercial sector, Ruby moved to the not for profit sector as Director of Finance.