Nigel Parrington BA FCIH

Chief Executive

Nigel Parrington commenced employment in social housing in 1975, initially in housing management as a trainee for London and Quadrant Housing Trust where he obtained the then Diploma in Housing Management from the IOH. In 1980 he became Deputy Area Manager after spending a period of time in all Departments.  In 1982 he was then appointed Area Housing Manager for Sanctuary Housing Association. In 1986 Nigel undertook a sabbatical and gained a Degree in Religious studies from Kings College. In 1989 he returned to housing as Area Manager for Hyde Housing Association.

In 1990 he was appointed Housing Manager for Kelsey Housing Association and in 1994 was promoted to the position of Deputy Chief Executive, being responsible for all operational issues including regeneration, supported housing, resident involvement, customer services, maintenance and local authority liaison.

In 2001 he became New Business Director for Gallions Housing Association working in Thamesmead responsible for new development, community services and regeneration. His experience encompasses a wide range of housing association activities in both operational and corporate matters. Nigel is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and has been involved in a variety of NHF and CIH working groups and as a board member of other Housing Associations. Nigel is a Company Director of Kingsown. He joined Saha in 2004 as Chief Executive. Nigel is a deacon at his local Baptist Church, a motorbike enthusiast and a keen sports fan.

 

What SAHA means to me

“Saha is an organisation that seeks to develop itself and its staff by creating an environment where residents make their own choices and realise their own goals.”

Nigel Parrington

Chief Executive

Other SAHA Team Members

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.

Pat Cross

Head of Housing Services – South of England

Pat is responsible for overseeing the generic housing management and fund raising activities across a dispersed area. She specialises in General Needs, Sheltered, Rough Sleepers, Mothers and Babies and Foyer accommodation.

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.