Maureen Hopcroft

Maureen brings 30 years technology expertise gained across the private, public and third sectors. She is now an independent technology consultant and has delivered outcomes for several housing associations, ranging from some of the largest organisations to more specialist providers. Maureen is currently chair of a specialist London housing association and is on the NHF’s Board member national group. She was appointed to the saha Group Board in May 2019.

Maureen Hopcroft

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.

Andrew Smith

Head of Property Services

Andrew joined saha in January 2018. Andrew is responsible for Repairs and Maintenance managing Asset Managers to ensure all properties are safe, secure and compliant.

Andrew has 15 years management experience in housing managing Planned works, Asset Management, Compliance, Facilities Management, Project Management, Mechanical and Electrical works, servicing contracts, GIS mapping and cyclical repairs programmes.

Andrew has a passion for utilising IT systems and developing procedures to maximise efficiency to ensure customers receive an excellent service which is focused on a ‘Right first time’ approach.

Andrew believes the key to delivering great services lies in open, honest communication with contractors and customers to ensure we develop and shape what we do based on the needs and expectations of our customers.

Stephen Bate

Head of Housing Services (General Needs, Older People & Customer Services)

Stephen is Head of Housing Services (General Needs, Older People & Customer Services). He joined saha in 2004.