Operational responsibility for the day to day activities of the LHA Group lies with the Chief Executive and Senior Management Team
Blair graduated from Edinburgh University in 1979 with a degree in Scots Law (LLB) and is a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CMCIH). He has been a housing professional for 35 years, working for a range of housing organisations in leadership roles in Scotland and Wales, culminating in his appointment as LHA Chief Executive in 2004. His previous position to this was as Deputy Chief Executive of Care & Repair Cymru. Blair is a Board member of Highland Communities Credit Union. He was also appointed as Chair of Care & Repair Scotland in 2016.
Head of Housing & Corporate Services
Margaret graduated with a BA Degree in Commerce (Hons) in 1986 and has since pursued a successful career in management within the business and financial sectors, before joining LHA as its Finance Manager in 2002. As LHA’s Head of Corporate Services, Margaret has successfully combined her managerial experience with her commercial awareness to ensure that we have maintained our financial strength through a period of growth and diversification, during which time she has also been leading in the success of LHA’s return to new build development activity. Margaret’s responsibilities include deputising for the Chief Executive.
Care & Repair Manager
Maureen’s early career was in the banking sector (Member of the Institute of Bankers). Following this she moved to the business sector, becoming a Development Officer with Lochaber Business Development Services, providing support for Business Start Ups. In 2009 Maureen was appointed Manager of one of our subsidiary companies, Lochaber Care & Repair, which she has successfully developed and grown to provide a range of valued partnership services throughout Lochaber.
Head of Asset Management
Before joining LHA in 2001 Sean had a successful career in the building industry in various parts of Scotland. His responsibilities at LHA since then have included managing our Care & Repair activity, providing Clerk of Works services on our new build development projects and the co-ordination of our reactive, cyclical and planned maintenance functions. Sean’s major achievement has been in managing the establishment, growth and success of our building maintenance services subsidiary company, LHA Property Services CIC.
Corporate Services Manager
Jenny joined the Corporate Department of the Association in 2004 having previously worked in a variety of roles throughout her career. In 2016 Jenny successfully completed a Level 3 Diploma in Human Resources Practice (QCF) and is the lead officer for the Association for all Human Resources. Jenny also has a strong role in governance as well as responsibility for all corporate functions including the growing complexity of GDPR and Freedom of Information.
Sheena Coull – Asset Management Officer (Factoring)
Alistair Kennedy – Asset Management Officer (Property)
Brenda Sandison – Works Planner
Lisa Vickers – Assistant Works Planner
Anne Fairbairn – Customer Services Trainee
Corporate & Financial Services
Lindsay Kennedy – Corporate Services Officer (Finance)
Nicola Gilbert – Corporate Services Administrator
Aileen Duncan – Corporate Services Officer (Finance)
Fiona Jordan – Corporate Services Assistant
Christine Morrison – Senior Finance Officer
Sandy Hughes – Corporate Services Assistant
Siobhan Toal – Corporate Services Assistant
Morgan MacDonald – Customer Services Trainee
Brian Pearson – Housing Services Co-Ordinator
David MacLaren – Housing Officer
Melody Robinson – Housing Officer
Joanne Bilton – Tenancy Sustainment Assistant
Kirsten Smith – Customer Services Assistant