Vina Mistry

Head of Housing Projects (& Safeguarding Lead).

Vina Mistry is saha’s Head of Housing Projects (& Safeguarding Lead).

Vina has worked in social housing since 1982 and held a variety of roles in number of organisations across the North West region before joining saha in 2012.

She describes herself as having a great passion for social housing. She is someone who considers herself to be enriched by the truly amazing people she meets in her work and enjoys leading a very dedicated, committed, and talented team. Vina works with her team collaboratively to transform the lives of some of the most vulnerable people by taking Advantaged Thinking action, unlocking potential, and inspiring people to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Vina holds corporate membership with the CIH. Having completed a diploma in Housing Studies, she is currently completing a BA (Hons) in Housing practice. Vina is also an Associate Lecturer at Chester University for the Housing Pathways Programme. Her passion and commitment for excellence in leadership is demonstrated through the work with her team and supported by saha Open Talent, a programme aimed at unlocking the potential in saha’s assets, its people and residents.

Behind the scenes Vina has a wonderful husband, John and 3 amazing children who keep her out of trouble!

What saha means to me:

“Working for saha is about being part of an amazing team who are warm-hearted, dedicated, and inspirational. Together, everyday we make a difference to someone who makes a difference to us.”

Vina Mistry

Head of Housing Projects (& Safeguarding Lead).

Other SAHA Team Members

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.

Nigel Hills CPFA

Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance

Nigel joined saha in 1984 as a Finance Officer, when the Association owned just 10 hostel properties and one general needs scheme in Bournemouth. He became Director of Finance in 2004.

Andrew Taylor

Board Member

Andrew Taylor is a proven leader with a broad experience in the social housing sector and an extensive finance background. He was formerly Chief Executive of Sutton Housing Trust. He was appointed to the saha Board in 2010 and is Chair of the Audit Committee.